Non-Discrimination and Social Action Statement

The role of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) at the United Way of Central New Mexico (UWNCM) is to provide services that are equitable and inclusive to New Mexico nonprofits. CNPE takes a non-partisan stance on all advocacy related issues. CNPE has the right to sensor or exclude content from its website and online communication outlets that violates the statement below.

The purpose of this statement is to ensure that organizations that engage with CNPE’s website and online services are in compliance with UWCNM’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Social Action Policy.


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE), a program of the United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM), adheres to UWCNM’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Social Action Policy.

The UWCNM Non-Discrimination Policy applies to program services funded by UWCNM’s Community Fund. CNPE is a program that receives funding from the Community Fund. CNPE and organizations engaging with CNPE’s website and online services must demonstrate a practice of non-discrimination and inclusion as it relates to the delivery of programs. Programs that do not provide equal opportunity and access to individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected classification are not allowed to submit content to CNPE’s website or online services.

In addition, programs that require clients to alter their personal character to receive services are a violation of this policy. As such, CNPE will permit faith-based organizations to submit content its website and online communication only if it is demonstrated that programs are provided for nonreligious equal opportunity and access regardless of an individual’s religious affiliation.

The UWCNM Social Action Policy applies to program services funded by UWCNM’s Community Fund. CNPE is a program that receives funding from the Community Fund. UWCNM and CNPE take an active leadership role in addressing some of our community’s most pressing social problems. That role is one of facilitator of new services and solutions, neutral convener and community partner.

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