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Why donate to NMISF?

Donations In Place of Volunteer Hour Expectations

Non-Dedicated Donations

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The Foundation was founded in 2015.  A large aim of the Foundation and it’s volunteers has always been to raise funds to support NMIS.  The Foundation has met this goal by contributing to the success of the school through many worthwhile efforts.  In the 2021-2022 school year alone, NMISF has:

  • Helped redecorate the teacher lounge, provided teacher appreciation gifts and activities, and provided over $1,200 for the Sunshine Committee, which celebrates and recognizes important milestones for teachers and staff

  • Helped the Student Council raise $1,500 

  • Purchased playground toys

  • Painted the playground with games, hopscotch, a soccer field, etc.

  • Created community building events like Trunk-or-Treat and Wall of Love

  • Funded student activities such as the science fair, world poetry day, talent show, etc., including prizes

  • Paid staff stipends for special activities

  • Provided financial support for the After School Athletics Program

  • Donated new uniforms for low-income families

  • Funded lunches for low-income students

  • Donated art supplies when stock began to run low

  • And our largest contribution to date, a commitment of $107,000 to the playground structure - these funds have taken years to secure!

Other Ways to Donate

PayPal / Credit Card

Click to make a one-time donation.

Click to make an automatic monthly donation.

Click to make a donation dedicated to the playground.

Receipts are not provided; NMISF recommends that you print or save the email confirmation you receive from PayPal.

Direct Deposit

Set up a monthly or quarterly deposits through your bank. Contact us for more details by emailing

Receipts are not provided unless specifically requested.

United Way

We are a proud partner with United Way's employer match program. Please designate "NM International School Foundation" as your beneficiary.

Shop at Smith's Food & Drug

Support NMIS when you shop at Smith's Food & Drug with 4 easy steps:

1. Visit
2. Login to your Smith's Food & Drug account*
3. Search for NM International School Foundation either by name or JJ850
4. Click Enroll

IMPORTANT: Purchases will NOT count for NMIS until after you register your rewards card. Also, you must swipe your registered Smith's Food & Drug rewards card or use the phone number that is related to your registered Smith's Food & Drug rewards card when shopping for each purchase to count.

*New users will need to create an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card, which you can get at the customer service desk at any Smith's Food & Drug

Mail A Check

Checks can be dropped off OR mailed to NMISF at 7215 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109.

Make checks out to "NM International School Foundation"

Receipts are not provided unless specifically requested.

Employer Program

Contact your Human Resource Department to see if your employer participates in an employer matching program. Some top matching companies include: GE, Gap, PNM, CarMax and Johnson and Johnson.

Family & Friends

Share good news regarding you student & the school with friends & family.  Encourage donations on behalf of your student for holidays & birthdays.

Shop on Amazon

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice, so designate NM International School Foundation on AmazonSmile!


Enroll now for mobile app purchases! Visit

Every item available for purchase on is also available on AmazonSmile ( at the same price. You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on their product detail pages.


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