Fall 2016 Human Services Grantees

Total of $347,950 granted:


Adaptive Sports Program New Mexico ‐ $7,500:

To support program offerings for athletes with disabilities including adaptive skiing and snowboarding, golf, rock climbing, and water sports.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Andrew D. Beckerman Advised Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund

Bernal Community Center ‐ $5,000:

To provide free youth recreation, food distribution, computer lab, and a lending library to the community.

Bienvenidos Outreach, Inc. ‐ $19,000:

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

  • $16,000 from Mike & Dee Maloof Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $500 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund
  • $250 from Second Anonymous Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

Casa Q – $5,500:

To support Transitions to Success project in hiring a Transitional Case Manager.

  • $3,000 from Envision Fund
  • $1,000 from Andrew D. Beckerman Advised Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico – Camp Corazon ‐ $2,000:

To support Camp Corazon, a free 3‐day/2‐night camp program for children and teens who are grieving the death of a loved one.

  • $2,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Community Against Violence, Inc. ‐ $15,000:

To support provision of comprehensive and safe services to child and adult survivors of domestic/sexual violence using best practices, culturally appropriate, and trauma‐informed programming.

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

Court Appointed Special Advocates First Judicial District (CASA) – $11,750:

To support foster children who have experienced physical, sexual and emotional abuse and severe neglect so they are in a safe, loving, and forever home.

  • Includes $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Rabinowe Family Fund
  • $250 from Susan and Conrad DeJong Fund

DreamTree Project, Inc. ‐ $16,000:

To support Emergency Youth Shelter and Transitional Living Program, serving homeless youth ages 12‐24, as well as outreach program for raising awareness of services.

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

Drug Policy Alliance ‐ $11,000:

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.

  • Includes $500 from Cabin Fund
  • $250 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Food Depot ‐ $31,750:

To support provision of food to over 145 nonprofit programs in nine counties (on average, 400,000 meals each month).

  • $16,000 from Mike & Dee Maloof Family Fund
  • $10,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $2,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $1,000 from Sage Fund/Bienvenu Family Fund
  • $1,000 from TW Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund
  • $500 from Aceves‐London Family Fund
  • $250 from Quarrier B. Cook Fund

Gerard’s House ‐ $6,750:

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.

  • $5,000 from Holloway‐Kersting Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Habitat for Humanity – Las Vegas ‐ $5,000:

To support expansion of new home construction and renovation work.

IMPACT Personal Safety ‐ $750:

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

  • $750 from ABCD Fund

IMPACT Personal Safety – LGBTQ ‐ $3,250:

To teach LGBTQ youth and adults skills to prevent violence in their communities and defend themselves and others against violence through collaboration with community organizations.

  • $3,000 from Envision Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

INSIDE OUT ‐ $1,250:

To provide services free of charge and without appointment to individuals who are seeking recovery from addiction.

  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $250 from Ellie Hinds Memorial Fund

Interfaith Community Shelter Group ‐ $40,450:

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 $16,000 from Mike & Dee Maloof Family Fund
  • $10,000 from Las Campanas Community Fund
  • $7,500 from ABCD Fund
  • $2,500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $1,000 from Aceves‐London Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $700 from Dr. & Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund
  • $500 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $250 from Second Anonymous Fund

Interfaith Leadership Alliance – Envision Santa Fe ‐ $6,000:

To support volunteer mentors working with families to move into permanent housing, learn skills to obtain self‐sufficiency, and access resources to ensure long‐term sustainability.

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

Las Cumbres Community Services ‐ $750:

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.

  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

New Mexico Behavioral Health Local Collaborative Alliance ‐ $1,000:

To support educating communities on prevention, early intervention, and personal health responsibility by Local Collaboratives.

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

New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty ‐ $500:

To support collaboration with state administrators and the court to repair broken application and renewal processes of public benefits programs.

  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence ‐ $8,000:

To support a project to create the future of domestic violence services in New Mexico through convening, informing, and empowering domestic violence programs and select stakeholders.

  • $5,000 from Liberty Ranch Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $2,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Lauren Eaton Prescott Charitable Fund

New Mexico Kids Matter – Native American ‐ $4,000:

To support recruiting and training of Native American volunteers to become Court Appointed Special Advocates for Native American children who are in foster care.

  • $2,000 from Native American Advised Endowment Fund
  • $2,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

New Mexico Legal Aid ‐ $500:

To support legal advocacy for low income women with children, the disabled, sexual minorities, veterans and others.

  • $500 from Andrew D. Beckerman Advised Endowment Fund

New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project – Envision Fund ‐ $5,000:

To support effective solutions for enhanced safety in local schools through programs that encourage positive peer relationships, inclusion and other protective factors that strengthen resilience of all students and impact the unique needs of LGBTQ youth.

  • $5,000 from Envision Fund

Samaritan House ‐ $10,500:

To support homeless and impoverished individuals and families in San Miguel, Mora, and Guadalupe Counties through case management, emergency shelter, providing food, and support for long term change.

  • Includes $250 from Ellie Hinds Memorial Fund
  • $250 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund

Santa Fe Children’s Museum ‐ $6,250:

To support Wee Wednesdays, a weekly morning of facilitated play for birth to 5 toddlers and parents or kin where all exhibits and activities are supported by mentors who meld play with development.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Feldman Family Fund
  • $500 from Vila Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute ‐ $250:

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.

  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity ‐ $3,500:

To increase capacity to build more homes for lowincome residents in Santa Fe County, and support repair/rehab of existing homes of lowincome homeowners.

  • $2,500 from Margarita & Thomas J. Kintz Fund
  • $500 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund
  • $250 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

Santa Fe Indian Center – $3,500:

To support programs such as promoting healthy lifestyle, gatherings, emergency assistance to individuals and families in need.

  • $3,500 from Native American Advised Endowment Fund

Santa Fe Mountain Center ‐ $2,750:

To support Adventures in a Caring Community, an evidence‐based, NREPP listed, experiential learning program targeting 5th grade level at identified elementary schools, focusing on bullying, violence, and substance abuse prevention.

  • $1,000 from Gullickson Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $500 from Lauren Eaton Prescott Charitable Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Santa Fe Mountain Center – LGBTQ ‐ $7,000:

To support New Mexico Genders and Sexualities Alliance Network to empower LGBTQ+ youth in schools and communities.

  • $7,000 from Envision Fund

Santa Fe Need and Deed, Inc. ‐ $5,250:

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.

  • Includes $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Solace Crisis Treatment Center ‐ $7,750:

To provide support and advocacy to children, adults, and families who have experienced trauma or witnessed violent crimes, including sexual assault.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Lawrence B. Ingram Family Fund
  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $500 from Turn & Return Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

St. Elizabeth Shelter Corporation ‐ $52,000:

To support Casa Familia remodel to create trauma‐informed play spaces in case management offices, indoor playroom and outdoor playground.

  • $25,000 from Liberty Ranch Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $16,000 from Mike & Dee Maloof Family Fund
  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $2,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $1,000 from Andrew D. Beckerman Advised Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Cabin Fund
  • $1,000 from Lauren Eaton Prescott Charitable Fund
  • $500 from TW Family Fund
  • $500 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation ‐ $2,000:

To support Books for Babies and Reach Out and Read early literacy programs implemented at the hospital and at pediatric clinics.

  • $1,000 from ABCD Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund

Storydancer Project, Inc. ‐ $500:

To support improved outcomes for domestic violence survivors, offenders and counselors through a trauma‐informed, body/mind approach to stress relief and resilience.

  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico ‐ $8,250:

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.

  • $7,000 from Envision Fund
  • $1,000 from an anonymous donor
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Young Fathers of Santa Fe ‐ $13,500:

To provide group and individualized support to young fathers meeting the needs of their children, as well as FUTURE MEN PROJECT, a weekly schoolbased mentorship and education group, to at‐risk boys in middle school.

  • $12,500 from Santa Fe Baby Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Young Women United ‐ $5,000:

To support policy and culture shift strategies to engage LGBTQ young people of color in youth‐led, reproductive health research, civic engagement and systems change within the juvenile justice system.

  • $5,000 from Envision Fund

Youth Shelters and Family Services, Inc. ‐ $21,500:

To support homeless, runaway and in‐crisis youth up to age 24.

  • Includes $2,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Rabinowe Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Sage Fund/Bienvenu Family Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & 10 Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $500 from Lawrence B. Ingram Family Fund
  • $500 from TW Family Fund
  • $500 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Youth Shelters and Family Services, Inc. – LGBTQ ‐ $3,000:

To support life‐changing services to homeless, runaway and in‐crisis LGBTQ youth up to age 24.

  • $3,000 from Envision 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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