Fall 2015 Human Services Grantees

Total of $297,300 granted:


Alternatives to Violence Project of Northern New Mexico - $1,500:  

To increase workshops offered in two New Mexico prisons, including maximum security facilities, and to support training community and inmate facilitators in non-violent solutions, self-esteem and conflict resolutions skills.

  • $500 from ABCD Fund
  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Assistance Dogs of the West - $2,700:  

To support the acquisition, training, and placement of assistance dogs with Santa Fe residents having physical and/or psychiatric disabilities.

  • $1,000 from HonkeyKat Fund
  • $700 from Dr. & Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund
  • $500 from ABCD Fund
  • $500 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund

Bienvenidos Outreach, Inc. - $14,250:  

To support continued enhancement of food programs through additional health and nutritious food selections, especially for children and the elderly.

  • Includes $3,000 from Buckman Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

Casa Q – $7,500:  

To support programs to increase access to housing, health, education, and employment opportunities for LGBTQ youth.

  • $7,000 from Envision Fund
  • $500 from ABCD Fund

Children First Co-Parenting Support Services, Inc. - $500:  

To support attendance by low-income parents at co-parenting workshops through scholarships and to increase web and social media presence and accessibility.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico - $500:  

To support Camp Corazon (which serves the vast rural areas of New Mexico), a free 3-day, 2-night program for young people grieving the death of a loved one.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

Compassionate Touch Network - $1,000:  

To support organizational capacity to meet needs for grassroots mental health advocacy and education in the community and at schools.

  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Coyote-tecolote-cuervo - $500:  

To support low/no cost therapeutic services, including initiation of ski program to enable troubled youth and their mandated helpers to relate directly.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

Drug Policy Alliance - $8,750:  

To support policy reforms to stop the arrest and incarceration of people for simple drug possession and to increase access to life-saving services, including overdose prevention.

  • $5,000 from Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $3,000 from Buckman Family Fund
  • $500 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $250 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund

Equality New Mexico Foundation – $8,000:  

To increase social and health supports for LFBTQ youth through increasing the capacity of the New Mexico Gay-Straight Alliance Network.

  • $7,000 from Envision Fund
  • $1,000 from Rod Boren Family Fund

Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families, Inc. - $21,250:  

To support emergency shelter, bilingual counseling options, transitional housing assistance, and provision of emergency and transitional support such as food, clothing, school, and infant supplies.

  • Includes $4,000 from Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $1,000 from Vila Fund
  • $500 from HonkeyKat Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

Feeding Santa Fe - $27,500:  

To support up to 900 food bags given weekly to low-income families or individuals, including seniors and veterans. Includes drive-thru food pantry and outreach efforts.

  • Includes $10,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $5,000 from Anonymous Memorial Fund
  • $2,000 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Forest Guild - $2,000:  

To support efforts to help Santa Fe County residents reduce risks posed by catastrophic wildfire to families, property, and business, expand Fire Adapted Communities program, and implement forest restoration within the Greater Santa Fe Fireshed.

  • $2,000 from Honey Bee Fund

Food Depot - $18,950:  

To support provision of over 335,000 meals each month to people in need through partnering with a network of over 145 nonprofit programs in nine counties.

  • $10,000 from Buckman Family Fund
  • $2,000 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $1,500 from ABCD Fund
  • $1,000 from Sage Fund/Bienvenu Family Fund
  • $1,000 from TW Family Fund, $1,000 from Vila Fund
  • $750 from HonkeyKat Fund
  • $700 from Dr. & Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund
  • $500 from Aceves-London Family Fund
  • $250 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund
  • $250 from Quarrier B. Cook Fund

Gerard’s House - $12,500:  

To provide direct services for youth ages 3-21 experiencing significant grief and loss, including peer-based grief support groups, individual sessions, and a bereavement camp – all free of charge and bilingual.

  • Includes $2,000 from Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad De Jon Fund

IMPACT Personal Safety - $2,000:  

To teach individuals the skills to prevent violence in their communities and defend themselves against violence through collaborations with schools, pueblos, and nonprofits.

  • $1,000 from HonkeyKat Fund
  • $500 from ABCD Fund
  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

IMPACT Personal Safety – Envision Fund - $3,000:  

To support anti-bias/anti-bullying work which teaches LGBTQ youth, allies and peers to prevent violence in their communities and defend themselves and others against violence through GSAs, SFMC, and school classes.

  • $3,000 from Envision Fund

IMPACT Personal Safety – Native American Fund - $500:  

To teach Native people ages 6-92 skills to prevent violence in their communities and defend themselves and others against violence through collaborations with schools, pueblos, and nonprofits.

  • $500 from HonkeyKat Fund

Interfaith Community Shelter Group - $32,350:  

To support provision of safe, hospitable shelter, food, and clothing to chronically homeless men, women and children in Santa Fe, as well as point of entry to other services necessary to make the transition from homelessness to stable housing.

  • Includes $10,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $7,500 from ABCD Fund
  • $1,000 from Aceves-London Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $700 from Dr. & Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund
  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $400 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

Las Cumbres Community Services - $16,500:  

To support Child and Family Service programs including therapeutic home visits, support groups for clients ages birth to 6 and their families struggling with poverty, trauma, drug abuse, parental mental health issues, and/or domestic violence that have led to problems with their children.

  • Includes $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund

Many Mothers – $7,000:  

To provide free, in-home care and nurturing support to any family following the birth or adoption of a baby, helping to ease fatigue, depression and feelings of isolation, and enabling the family to better nurture and bond with the baby.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $2,000 from Buckman Family Fund

Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project - $2,000:  

To support the Summer Youth Intern Program for Hispano and Native American youth to train as petroglyph recorders.

  • $2,000 from Honey Bee Fund

New Mexico Immigrant Law Center - $1,000:  

To support immigration legal advocacy in partnership with La Familia Medical Center and Esperanza Shelter to ensure safety for immigrant victims of domestic violence and neglected, abandoned, and abused children.

  • $1,000 from Castagnola Family Fund

Pegasus Legal Services for Children - $15,000:

To support civil legal services to vulnerable children and youth throughout the state, educate and inform child serving professionals and communities members about the legal rights of children, and create policy change to effect better health, education, and socio-economic outcomes for children and youth in New Mexico. 

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Inc. - $26,500:  

To support Responsible Sex Education Institute programs which provide developmentally-appropriate, medically accurate sex education to middle- and high-school youth.

  • Includes $5,000 from Buckman Family Fund
  • $5,000 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $1,500 from ABCD Fund

PROMPT Institute - $500:  

To empower speech therapists and families of preschool age children (with speech and language disorders) with techniques to improve communication, social and academic outcomes.

  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Samaritan House - $250:  

To support the Casa de Samaritan emergency shelter in Las Vegas, NM, which is open for overnights November through March and which provides hot meals, showers, laundry, case management, and needed referrals every evening.

  • $250 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund

Santa Fe Indian Center - $4,000:  

To support “Indian Summer – American Indian Community Day in Santa Fe,” and Emergency Assistance programs.

  • $4,000 from Native American Advised Endowment Fund

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute - $1,500:  

To support skill and business improvement of local farmers through microloans and free training opportunities, and to improve the health and nutrition of low-income families through increased access to healthy, local food through Double UP Food Bucks program.

  • $1,500 from ABCD Fund

Santa Fe Interfaith Leadership Alliance – Envision Santa Fe – $500:

To support the Envision Santa Fe project which helps homeless families move into sustainable housing and thereby break the cycle of poverty with the help of mentors who help family members set goals and access resources.

  • $500 from ABCD Fund

Santa Fe Mountain Center - $1,400:  

To support Therapeutic Adventure, Syringe Exchange, NM Gay Straight Alliance Network programs, as well as counseling services and youth outreach.

  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $400 from Turn & Return Fund

Santa Fe Need and Deed, Inc. - $7,500:  

To support Mentorship Program which helps adult homeless and near homeless to navigate the healthcare, mental health, social services, and housing system; and to support launch of micro-loan program in cooperation with Guadalupe Credit Union.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $2,500 from ABCD Fund

SFPS Adelante Program - $24,750:  

To support a variety of bilingual, culturally competent services and programs including material aid, emergency funds, case management, weekly family programs, and collaborations with others to end child homelessness.

  • Includes $10,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $2,000 from Honey Bee Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad De Jong Fund
  • $500 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $500 from TW Family Fund
  • $250 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund

Solace Crisis Treatment Center - $16,500:  

To support crisis stabilization assessment, counseling for all types of trauma, family advocacy services for abused children and other crime victims, specialized sexual assault services, and innovative educational and prevention programming.

  • Includes $1,000 from Vila Fund
  • $500 from TW Family Fund

Solace Crisis Treatment Center - $2,000:  

To support response to needs of LGBTIQ communities with immediate professional crisis stabilization assessment and counseling, 24-hour crisis line, advocacy services, and prevention programming.

  • $2,000 from Envision Fund

Somos Amigos of Northern New Mexico - $500:  

To provide home repairs for low-income homeowners and their families in northern New Mexico, using skilled volunteers.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

Somos Un Pueblo Unido - $1,150:

To support work on improving wages and working conditions for low-wage workers in northern New Mexico.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $400 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $250 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund

Special Olympics New Mexico, Inc. – Santa Fe Program - $500:  

To support Santa Fe Program to further assist athletes with costs associated with participation in athletic activities and events.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico - $1,000:  

To support provision of housing for people with behavioral health diagnoses who are experiencing homelessness, and to provide wrap-around supportive services critical to maintaining housing stability.

  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Taos Coalition to End Homelessness - $10,000:  

To support the Taos Men’s Shelter, which is the only facility providing beds, evening meals, showers, laundry, and clothing to homeless men in northern New Mexico. 

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico - $6,500:  

To support education to the public about issues faced by transgender communities, advocacy on behalf of individuals and at policy level, and direct services to transgender people and families.

  • $6,000 from Envision Fund
  • $500 from Rod Boren Family Fund

Young Fathers of Santa Fe - $18,000:  

To provide support, resources, and skills to promote healthy and responsible fathering, increase community involvement through education and trainings on male involvement, and build capacities to improve access for young fathers to increase opportunities for employment and economic advancement.

  • $5,000 from Anonymous Memorial Fund
  • $5,000 from Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $3,000 from Buckman Family Fund

Youth Shelters and Family Services, Inc. - $4,000:

To support focused programming for homeless LGBTQ youth.

  • $4,000 from Envision Fund

Zoe Pregnancy Center - $1,000:  

To provide critical support services in parenting classes, food vouchers, and collaboration with local organizations to strengthen family units in a low economic area.

  • $1,000 from Castagnola 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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