Matching Opportunities

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516 ARTS

The nonprofit 516 ARTS is seeking matching funds to grow the Fulcrum Fund, a new partner in the national Regional Regranting Program of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The fund is giving a total of $50,000 in the first year to collaborative artists within 80 miles of Albuquerque (including Santa Fe). 

Deadline for Donations: Ongoing

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Envision Fund, an initiative of the Santa Fe Community Foundation

A generous, anonymous donor has offered a $10,000 matching grant to the Envision Fund. We need donors new to the $1,000 or greater level. Only the level of the donation needs to be new; loyal Envision donors are challenged to increase their gifts! Thank you.

Deadline for Donations: June 1, 2017

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Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library, Inc.

The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library, in partnership with the Library Advisory Board, seek to engage a consulting firm with expertise in library planning to develop a vision and plan for the future of the Santa Fe Public Library — with an emphasis on community input from the Library’s 59,655 card holders. 

Deadline for donations: August 1, 2017

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The challenge is $1 for $1 up to $50,000 for the Homewise Solar Opportunity Loan Fund, providing loans to moderate income homeowners installing photovoltaic on their home. Homewise educates the borrower on the environmental and financial benefits. 

Deadline for Donations: No deadline

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Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

The Hutson-Wiley and Echevarria Foundation Challenge Grant will match gifts to the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Exhibitions Development Fund at the Museum of New Mexico Foundation up to $50,000. Matching grant funds support education programs making this a unique opportunity to double your impact for the museum's programming efforts. 

Deadline for donations: June 30, 2017

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New Mexico Appleseed

A Santa Fe based private foundation has generously contributed a $10,000 matching grant to New Mexico Appleseed. All contributions received will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000. 

Deadline for donations: April 30, 2017

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New Mexico School for the Arts

NMSA seeks donors to match 1 grant of $10,000 for Outreach in the Pecos Valley, and 1 for $20,000 to support arts scholarships to NMSA for youth from the Taos area. Grants are from the Yates and Fasken Foundations, respectively.

Deadline for Donations: April 20, 2017

Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority

The Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority (OOHA) is fundraising for mud plaster trainings. Trainings will allow members to learn this almost forgotten craft of the Ohkay Owingeh people. Mud plaster is a vital component of the Owe’neh Bupingeh Project which is revitalizing the sacred heart of the Tribe. OOHA will be matching 1:1 on donations received. 

Deadline for Donations: Ongoing

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Santa Fe Alliance for Science

In 2016, two of our long-time donors established a challenge grant to help the SFAFS advance STEM education in Santa Fe schools. They will match all contributions to SFAFS up to $80,000. This additional support will enable us to expand and strengthen our science fair program through incentives and resources for students, schools, teachers and families.

Deadline for Donations: December 2018

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Santa Fe Animal Shelter

Many of Santa Fe's dogs and cats are not spayed or neutered. More than any other factor, this contributes to overpopulation and animal homelessness. 

Deadline for Donations: Ongoing

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Santa Fe Mountain Center

We have a private donor who is willing to match up to $10,000 in donation money to assist in the executive leadership transition for the Mountain Center. If you have ever thought of contributing, now is the time!

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Searchlight New Mexico

This investigative journalism project has a two-year challenge grant of $200,000 per year to establish its operations to accomplish its mission to spur reform by exposing abuses of power by government, business and other institutions through high-impact investigative journalism in the interest of New Mexico residents. 

Deadline for Donations: December 2017

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