Your contributions are valuable to ensuring that men and women have an opportunity to receive an NMMI education and experience. Your contributions make the dreams of cadets and their families come to fruition. In the 2020-2021 academic year, NMMI awarded $1,272,579 in scholarships to 92% of the Corps of Cadets. An annual fund gift, an endowment, or planned giving supports NMMI today, tomorrow, and forever.

2023 Fundraising Schedule – Ways to Give

Alumni, parents, friends, and organizations support cadets through one or more fundraising appeals or at any time during the year. The following schedule is provided to help you plan your gift to NMMI. Your generous gift funds scholarships and cadet activities that provide cadets with a New Mexico Military Institute education and experience.

  • Spring Appeal (April 2023)
  • General’s Cup Golf Tournament (September 2023)
  • Fall Appeal (November 2023)

Types of Gifts

  • Annual Fund (Recurring & Annual)
  • Endowments (Minimum of $10,000)
  • Major Gifts
  • Matching Gifts
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Planned Giving
  • Property

How to Give (Annual or Recurring)

  • Give online at
  • By phone at (575) 624-8158
  • By mail – NMMI Alumni Relations & Institutional Advancement, 101 W. College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201
  • By payroll deduction

Why Give – Cadet Testimonials

Since 1891, thousands of cadets have envisioned attending an exceptional military school. The four cadets’ testimonials are only a snapshot of those supported by alums, parents, friends, and organizations. Through the gifts made by generous donors like you, the aspirations and dreams of cadets and their families come true.

“My ambitions are to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy to study aeronautical engineering.” 

Cadet SFC Gonzales-Juarez, Phoenix, AZ

Planned Giving

Leaving your Legacy: If an essential part of your life’s story is your relationship with New Mexico Military Institute, honoring that relationship by creating a lasting legacy of generosity that will shape the future of NMMI for generations to come.

  • Will Bequests
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts (Irrevocable, Annuity, and Unitrusts)
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Life Insurance
  • Life Estates
  • Pooled-income
  • Retirement accounts
  • Revocable Charitable Living Trusts

Contact MAJ Steve Duran or Ms. Janice Weed to learn more about leaving your legacy.

MAJ Steve Duran 83HS 87JC, NMMI

Deputy Director of Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement
(575) 624-8158

Janice Weed 93HS

Development and Advancement Officer
(575) 624-8246