Fall 2014 Health Grants Awarded

Total of $157,800 granted:

Adaptive Ski Program - $900:

 To help increase capacity to provide individuals with disabilities with opportunities to enjoy adaptive snow sports in the winter and adaptive water sports in the summer.

  • $400 from Turn and Return Fund
  • $250 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen-Eloisa Family Fund

Adelante Development Center - $5,000:  

To support and assist individuals with disabilities in discovering and implementing their personal goals in life.

  • $5,000 from Anonymous Memorial Fund

Cancer Foundation for New Mexico - $3,000:  

To support the Patient Emergency Fund to support non-medical needs of low-income cancer patients in northern New Mexico seeking cancer treatment in Santa Fe.

  • $3,000 from Buckman Family Fund

Drug Policy Alliance - $5,500:  

To support access to a coordinated system of services outside of the criminal justice system by people struggling with drug problems, as well as promotion of strategies to prevent drug overdose deaths.

  • $5,000 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $250 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen-Eloisa Family Fund

Earth Care International - $500:  

To support food justice program to increase healthy eating, access to fresh healthy foods for underserved community members and school, local food production, environmental stewardship.

  • $500 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

EJ Martinez Elementary School & Wise Fool NM - $500:  

To support Circus in the Schools as part of physical education curriculum.

  • $500 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Equality New Mexico Foundation - $2,500:  

To support culturally competent outreach, education, and navigation services for under and uninsured LGBTQ New Mexicans to increase access to and enrollment in health care coverage through NMHIE, Medicaid, and Medicare.

  • $2,500 from Envision Fund

Kitchen Angels - $27,000:  

Through the delivery of free, nutritious, specially-prepared meals, to support improvement of the health and quality of life of homebound residents in the Santa Fe area facing life-challenging or terminal medical conditions and who are financially limited in their ability to meeting their nutrition needs.

  • Includes $7,500 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $1,000 from ABCD Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $750 from Honkey Kat Fund
  • $500 from Quarrier B. Cook Fund
  • $500 from TW Family Fund
  • $500 from Wallen-Eloisa Family Fund
  • $250 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund

Las Cumbres Community Services - $9,750:  

To support Child and Family Services programs which offer therapeutic home visits and support groups for clients ages birth to 6 and their families struggling with poverty, trauma, drug abuse, incarceration, parental mental health issues or domestic violence.

  • Includes $8,000 from Buckman Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen-Eloisa Family Fund

Mora Valley Community Health Services, Inc. - $20,000:

To support continuation of a behavioral health program at the Mora Independent School District. The mission of MVCHS is to deliver excellent primary health and dental care as well as an array of community services.

  • Includes $5,000 from Anonymous Memorial Fund

National Alliance on Mental Illness Santa Fe - $7,400:  

To support provision of free education and support group programs to individuals with mental illness, their family, friends and caregivers in order to address critical gaps in mental illness awareness and access to services.

  • Includes $1,000 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Dr. and Mrs. Cameron Haigh Fund
  • $500 from Wallen-Eloisa Family Fund
  • $400 from Turn and Return Fund

New Energy Economy - $1,900:  

To support Pueblo of Tesuque Greenhouse Solarization Project in order to redirect utility costs to vital Native American health, food security, economic development, and cultural preservation services.

  • $1,500 from Seahollow Family Fund
  • $400 from Turn and Return Fund

New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding - $5,000:  

To support healthy living for low-income children with special needs by increasing their access to life-changing therapeutic riding classes and to increase the availability of behavioral/preventative health services to homeless/at-risk youth through horse-motivated internships/classes.

  • $5,000 from Castagnola Family Fund

New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project - $11,000:  

To support a multitude of solutions that collectively address the loss of hope and despair that lead a young person to consider taking his or her own life.

  • Includes $1,000 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project - $3,000:  

To support LGBTQ youth and their parents through a safe, supportive counseling service environment that supports their child’s LGBTQ identity. [$3,000 from Envision Fund]

Ojo Sarco Community Center - $5,000:  

To serve as a public gathering place and home for programs, social activities, free internet access, and workshops for this village of 300 people. 

Pecos Valley Medical Center - $15,000:

To support behavioral health services to improve quality of life, strengthen family relationships, and reduce the need for medical costs and treatment.

Planned Parenthood of New Mexico - $6,500:  

To support Responsible Sex Education Institute programs whose goal is to reduce rates of unintended teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

  • Includes $5,000 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Seahollow Family Fund

Santa Fe Community Yoga Center - $500:

 To support expansion of programming in the Santa Fe Public School’s lowest-performing schools. This is an evidence-based intervention that fosters holistic health and boosts academic achievement.

  • $500 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation - $11,000:  

To support the HUGS program which provides individualized services to the highest utilizers of the Emergency Department to help them achieve better health and stability.

  • Includes $10,000 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund

Southwest Womens Law Center - $10,000:  

To support study of gaps in healthcare network adequacy and provider shortages for low income and rural women in Taos, San Miguel, Rio Arriba and Mora counties, focusing on access to maternity care and breast and cervical cancer screening and treatment and developing best practices to address inadequacies.

  • $10,000 from Infinite Possibilities Fund

Villa Therese Catholic Clinic - $5,500:

 To support increased marketing of free medical and dental services to uninsured and underinsured children and their families in Santa Fe.

  • Includes $5,000 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $500 from Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund

Young Fathers of Santa Fe - $8,750:  

To support young fathers and the community with groups and trainings to delay subsequent pregnancies, improve parenting skills, create healthy relationships, and become economically self-sufficient healthy community members.

  • Includes $5,000 from Anonymous Memorial Fund
  • $3,000 from Buckman Family Fund
  • $500 from Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $250 from Wallen-Eloisa 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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