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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

More Information: www.516arts.org/fulcrumfund


Children's Grief Center of New Mexico

The Kerr Foundation, Inc. has granted the Children's Grief Center of New Mexico with a match challenge grant. Donations given to the Children's Grief Center up to $2,000 will be matched if the donors gift mentions "The Kerr Foundation, Inc. Challenge.” These funds go directly to support groups for children ages 5-25 who have experienced a death.

Deadline for donations: June 30, 2017

More Information: https://childrensgrief.org/donate/#1478802842547-e5efdb23-684a


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

More Information: www.santafecf.org/what-we-do/current-foundation-initiatives/envision-fund


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

More Information: http://www.santafelibraryfriends.org/StrategicPlan.html


Gerard's House

When a child’s parent dies, there are usually many adults who want to help but don’t know how. That’s where Gerard's House comes in. Whether a parent or other loved one has died, disappeared, is in prison or is separated by borders, we are here for kids, teenagers and their families. Any amount you donate at gerardshouse.org will be doubled. 

Deadline for donations: June 20, 2017

More Information: www.gerardshouse.org


Homewise

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

More Information: http://homewise.org/invest/


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

More Information: http://www.museumfoundation.org/miac-challenge


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

More Information: www.oohahousing.org


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

More Information: http://www.sfafs.org/support.html


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

More Information: http://sfhumanesociety.org/animal-health-services/spayneutervaccinations/


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!

More Information: www.santafemc.org/donate-now; or e-mail: tiffany@santafemc.org


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

More Information: searchlighnm.org