Animal Welfare

Total of $31,400 granted:

Dogs on Deployment ‐ $1,250:

To support military members and veterans who are deployed or hospitalized (or other service‐related circumstances) in finding temporary homes for their pets,and offering financial assistance for the medical care of these pets.

  • $1,000 from Sherpa Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

The Horse Shelter – $4,700:

To support rescue, rehabilitation, retraining and re‐homing 70 to 80 rescue horses. 

  • $2,500 from Sherpa Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $700 from Dr. & Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund
  • $500 from Sage Fund/Bienvenu Family Fund

New Mexico Rescue Resources ‐ $500:

To support and increase capacity of several small animal rescues working with high‐kill shelters in Chaves, Valencia, San Miguel, and Rio Arriba Counties, including transport of animals to Colorado for re‐homing, medical and administrativecosts, and support to foster homes.

  • $500 from Turn & Return Fund

Northern New Mexico Street Homeless Animal Project ‐ $4,000:

To support services (veterinary, spay/neuter, shots, food, leashes/harnesses) for companion pets of homeless men, women, and teens.

  • $2,000 from Sherpa Fund
  • $750 from ABCD Fund
  • $500 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa FamilyFund

Santa Fe Raptor Center ‐ $250:

To support continued rescue, rehabilitation, and release of allnative, wild bird species in New Mexico, as well as support of educational programming. 

  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society – $16,700:

To support efforts to save lives ofhomeless animals by giving medical care and adoption services to unwanted or abandoned petsand providing free or low‐cost spay/neuter services to families in Santa Fe.

  • $10,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $4,000 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund
  • $1,000 from ABCD Fund
  • $700 from Dr. & Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund
  • $500 from Andrew D.Beckerman Advised Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Sky Mountain Wild Horse Sanctuary ‐ $3,000:

To support lifetime sanctuary for additional wildhorses and to keep more mustangs free in the wild in healthy numbers by increasing11immunocontraception treatment. 

  • $2,500 from Sherpa Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund

WildEarth Guardians ‐ $1,000:

To support stopping the blood sport of body count wildlife killing contests.

  • $1,000 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised 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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