Spring 2014 Environment Grantees

A total of $52,200 granted:

Amigos Bravos - $10,500:  

To protect and restore the waters of New Mexico through restoration of watershed health, holding polluters accountable, and providing technical assistance to individuals and groups throughout the state.

  • Includes $500 from Second Anonymous Fund

Farm to Table - $5,400:  

To promote community wellness and prosperity through development of thriving food systems through programs such as Pollinator Partners which provides training for farmers, underserved youth, educators, gardeners, and beekeepers.

  • $5,000 from B B & B Fund
  • $400 from Turn & Return Fund

Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance - $5,000:

To support development of a watershed focused environmental youth education program in San Miguel County, as well as to increase community volunteer engagement with local restoration projects and to support rural landowner stewardship efforts.

  • $5,000 from B B & B Fund

New Energy Economy - $800:

To create economic opportunity in New Mexico through clean energy development and to mitigate the harmful health, environmental and climate impacts of fossil-fuel energy.

  • $400 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $400 from Second Anonymous Fund

New Mexico Environmental Law Center - $16,400:

To support communities throughout New Mexico (many of them low-income, Native, or Hispanic) to safeguard water, air, land, and traditional ways of life by providing pro bono legal representation.

  • Includes $500 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $500 from Richard Hertz & Doris Meyer Fund
  • $400 from Turn & Return Fund

Nuclear Watch New Mexico - $250:  

To educate public, media, and lawmakers about the true impacts to the environment from Los Alamos National Laboratory operations; and to push for removal of waste, creation of cleanup jobs, and protection of our aquifer.

  • $250 from Second Anonymous Fund

Quivira Coalition - $20,000:

To build resilience and adaptability on western working landscapes by fostering ecological, economic, and social health through education, collaboration, and progressive public and private land stewardship.

  • Includes $10,000 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $5,000 from Anonymous Memorial Fund

Randall Davey Audubon Center - $5,000:  

To conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and biological diversity of earth.

  • $5,000 from Buckman Family Fund
 

Your Contacts for Nonprofits

Christa Coggins
Vice President for Community Philanthropy

(505) 988-9715 x 7002

 

Diane Hamamoto
Program Officer

(505) 988-9715 x 7008


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