Honor Wall

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is continually grateful for the support of our donors, which allows us to serve our Mission. We acknowledge the generosity of the following organizations and agencies that uplift the programs and services of IPCC. Their vision and commitment allow us to preserve and perpetuate Pueblo culture, and advance understanding of the accomplishments and evolving history of New Mexico’s Pueblo people.

Isora Foundation

Dance is an important storytelling tool for the Pueblo people. The IPCC works to share this art form with visitors by providing weekly performances from different dance groups affiliated with New Mexican pueblos. The Isora Foundation is providing funding to ensure that the IPCC continues to provide live performances for visitors.

Atada Foundation

Pueblo art is essential in telling the story of a civilization thousands of years old. IPCC leadership is committed to preserving Pueblo culture – past and present. The Atada Foundation is funding artist demonstrations throughout the cultural center.

Con Alma Foundation

The Con Alma Foundation supports IPCC’s commitment to native farmers bringing local food to their neighbors. Funding from this foundation will support travel in Native communities to assist farmers to wash, package and market their produce.

The Con Alma Foundation supports the development of professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of New Mexico’s communities. This includes individuals participating in training and educational opportunities.

Adam R. Scripps Foundation

The Adam R. Scripps Foundation funding supports IPPC’s core mission of preserving the Pueblo people’s cultural heritage.

The foundation’s support funds museum operations and a variety of educational programming. IPCC cannot operate without the generosity of our donors.

Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Tourism Grant Program (TTGP)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Tourism Opportunity gives IPCC the resources to support the community best and educate locally and even internationally.

This funding will give the technical assistance needed to examine the feasibility of new cultural programming supporting tourism in New Mexico.

“These opportunities range from a possible theater space to a standalone library and archives or to create space for receiving, processing, and storing our extensive museum collection,” said IPCC COO Monique Fragua. We are thankful for the Department of Interior’s support for this opportunity to better understand our impact and responsibly plan for our future.”

Noon Whistle Fund at the Chicago Community Foundation

The Noon Whistle Fund supports Native American initiatives in whatever community they serve. This funding helps support day-to-day operations at the museum. With the help of our donors, the IPCC can provide a variety of programming to the community.

Previous funding from this foundation supported a leadership development program that created paid internships for Pueblo natives.

New Mexico Healthy Food Financing Fund

The IPCC leadership is committed to getting local produce on community tables. The New Mexico Healthy Food Financing Fund will help with training programs for agricultural entrepreneurs at our new Entrepreneur Complex, which should be fully operational this year.

Launched in January 2023, Invest Native Grants are part of a $20 million philanthropic initiative by Wells Fargo across six states – Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming – to support a more equitable and prosperous future for Native Americans.

“We are grateful to Wells Fargo for its generous support of the Indian Pueblo Entrepreneur Complex, which is part of our mission to provide economic opportunities to Pueblo and local communities,” said Monique Fragua, Chief Operating Officer of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Indian Pueblos Marketing Inc. (IPCC/IPMI). “This grant will help make our vision a reality by supporting our effort to help Native entrepreneurs pursue and achieve economic self-sufficiency and stability. We are excited to build this innovative community space where entrepreneurs can create in a way that is inspirational, educational and sustainable.”

The IPCC continually provides exciting new exhibitions in the museum and preserves the quality of our permanent exhibition, “We Are of This Place: The Pueblo Story.” Funds from the Albuquerque Community Foundation help the IPCC pay for programming curated to help visitors gain a deeper understanding of the Pueblo people.

As part of its commitment to supporting economic opportunity and upward mobility, Bank of America is proud to support the IPCC’s Indian Pueblo Kitchen to Facilitate Career-Ready Natives program. This initiative has been designed to assist Pueblo and Urban Native Americans acquire the skills and training necessary to find fulfilling, stable jobs.

United Way of Central New Mexico Logo

The United Way of Central New Mexico is proud to support the Indian Pueblo Kitchen, which will expand into a teaching kitchen while still serving breakfast and lunch to Cultural Center staff and visitors. IPK will provide exciting opportunities for students to learn Indigenous cooking techniques and restaurant operations and management in an engaging, collaborative environment—preparing them for a future in the hospitality industry.

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Library & Archives is the only special collections research library devoted to preserving the history and culture of Pueblo people. A generous grant from the American Library Association will allow the library to hire back staff, upgrade computers that are ten years old, and purchase new books and other resources for the community. 

City of Albuquerque and Urban Trust Fund Logos

IPPC leadership believes that exposing New Mexicans to Pueblo history and culture is vital to preserving Pueblo communities for the next generations.

City of Albuquerque and the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund is helping IPCC do just that by supporting ‘Stories by the Fireside’ programming and our weekly dance performances. Each weekend, dance groups from different pueblos come to the cultural center to demonstrate dances passed down through the ages.

Economic Development AdministrationConstruction of the Indian Pueblo Opportunity Center was undertaken with the support of EDA.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has supported the Indian Pueblo Culture Center to challenge racial inequities and improve the well-being of Pueblo Native American children and their families by supporting leadership development and engagement, advocacy, self-organizing, data sovereignty and other programmatic priorities by the All Pueblo Council of Governors.

Partial Funding provided by the Colorado Plateau Foundation supports food security through sustainable community-based agriculture. Funding given to the IPCC will provide food-based training and support to Pueblo entrepreneurs.

Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF)

One of IPCC’s recent initiatives is supporting Pueblo farmers. The Native American Agricultural Fund is providing support to advance technical assistance to agricultural workers through the Entrepreneur Complex, which will open this year.

The funding will pay for staff to provide training and programming. The funding will also allow for staff in the IPCC’s Resilience Garden. The program teaches both traditional and modern growing techniques.

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and depends on the generosity of donors, members, and volunteers to advance our mission. For more information, click here.