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Your Donations Keep Kids n’ Parks!

  • The State Parks Kids ‘n Parks transportation grants provide teachers with funds for buses to connect their students to the outdoors.
  • Since 2007 your contributions have made it possible for more than 160,000 kids to be a part of the Kids ‘n Parks program.
  • To make a contribution using a tax refund, fill in Line 40 of your NM Personal Income Tax Return (PIT-1) that reads, “Refund voluntary contributions” and attach a PIT-D, New Mexico Voluntary Contributions Schedule.
  • If you are not due a refund, contributions may be directly sent to:
    EMNRD – NM State Parks Division
    1220 South St. Francis Drive
    Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505.
  • For a NM PIT-D form click here
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Teachers apply for a grant!

The State Parks Kids ‘n Parks transportation grants provide teachers with funds for buses to connect their students to the outdoors. Teachers must connect classroom learning to the outdoors and must evaluate their experiences. More info.