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  • Why It Matters

    A sense of security and safety affects the quality of life and the ability to enjoy life to its fullest. Personal safety determines how residents socialize and participate in their neighborhoods and city.

  • Why It Matters

    Leadership that reflects the rich diversity of our community helps to strengthen a culture of citizen engagement. The more people feel connected to others, the more vibrant and resilient they are, both individually and collectively.

  • Why It Matters

    Arts and culture inspire and help to fuel innovation. Arts and culture are a critical component of a successful community; drawing the best and brightest residents to bring vitality.

  • Why It Matters

    A healthy economy is the engine of prosperity. Quality of life, in all its aspects, is greater for all residents when the economy is strong. Businesses and residents have greater resiliency when the economy is robust and vibrant.

  • Why It Matters

    Strong and vibrant communities provide a wide variety of opportunities for secure, well-paid work. Safe, accessible well-paying jobs will help attract and retain a talented pool of workers.

  • Why It Matters

    Education and prosperity are closely linked. Successful communities offer residents abundant, affordable, and flexible opportunities to learn.

  • Why It Matters

    Shelter is a basic human right. Housing for everyone needs to be available and affordable.

The Santa Fe Community Foundation is devoted to building healthy and vital communities in the region where:

Racial, cultural, and economic differences do not limit access to health, education, or employment

Diverse audiences enjoy the many arts and cultural heritages of our region

All sectors of our community take responsibility for ensuring a healthy environment.

We hope you will join us in achieving those goals through your giving.