The place to start and grow your business

Ways to Donate


There are Many Ways To Donate

WESST’s mission is to be a home to entrepreneurs. We provide a support system for our clients so they can successfully grow their business through market penetration, job creation, and capital accumulation. There are no barriers to entry for anyone who is willing to work hard to make their small business dreams come true.

Our work depends on the support of individuals, foundations, corporations and public programs who are committed to investing in New Mexico communities and their residents. We invite you to become a supporter and help us continue to create sustainable economic impact.

How Will Your Donation Be Used?

Your donations help cover the cost of WESST programs and services that are essential to helping New Mexicans achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Core services range from business assistance, financial literacy training and access to capital targeted to women, minorities, immigrants and low-income individuals to the delivery of our best practices business incubation program that supports start-up and growth businesses with the capacity to create jobs.

WESST is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and contributions are tax-deductible to the fully extent permitted by law.

Make a Secure Online Donation

Utilize our secure online payment system to safely make your donation online using your credit card.

Donate by Mail

Please download and print our contribution form, fill it out, and send it along with your donation to:
609 Broadway Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Donate by Phone

To make a credit card contribution over the phone, please call Lorena Schott at 800-Go-WESST (800-469-3778).

Donate by Phone

To make a credit card contribution over the phone, please call Lorena Schott at 800-Go-WESST (800-469-3778).

Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the world’s largest annual workplace charity campaign, available to federal employees. The CFC raises millions of dollars each year for distribution to many eligible charities.

To give to WESST through CFC, federal employees should contact their employer. The WESST CFC number is #55667.

Our Pledge to Donors

We take our stewardship of your donation very seriously. All donors are assured that their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given, and that their privacy is respected and protected (see our Privacy Statement). We are committed to using all donations in the most effective manner to serve and support our clients and to maintain the highest standards for internal accountability. Download our 2016 Annual Report.