Partners in philanthropy

Maximize your impact

What do you care about most? What is your vision for the future? We know that every donor is unique. As your partner in philanthropy, we are here to help you make a lasting impact in New Mexico with a tailored and effective giving strategy that supports the causes you are most passionate about.

Ways to give

Your personalized giving strategy


Connecting funders to the community's greatest needs

We help philanthropists increase the impact of their giving by aligning their philanthropic goals with the most pressing needs of our community.

Learn about our causes

Donor Impact

Impact by the numbers

Since 1981, we have supported hundreds of individuals on their charitable giving journeys. Here is what our donors have accomplished together.

  • 4,127gifts from donors in 2021

  • $11mgranted to nonprofits in 2021

  • 550+charitable funds

  • $119mtotal assets

Featured Funds

Support an existing fund

We're proud to be the home of hundreds of funds that advance the health and vitality of communities across northern New Mexico — consider supporting an existing fund today!

Donor & Grantee Stories


Upcoming event

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Learning Hub Event

Nonprofit Board Fundamentals: Session 3

This six-session program is designed specifically for current nonprofit board members. Our goal is to provide an overview of the nonprofit sector and its structure as well as support, knowledge, and skill-building around the fundamentals of board participation.

September 29, 2023 2:00 PM
Santa Fe Community Foundation
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Frequently asked questions

  • What can I give?

    We are positioned to receive a range of assets to seed a fund or add to an existing fund—from to cash to stocks to real property.

    Visit our Give Now page for a complete list of the assets we accept.

  • When is best to give?

    There are a variety of important milestones in our lifetimes and tax-efficient approaches to managing them.  Handling capital gains, inheritance, required minimum distributions (RMD) from IRAs and more—the Foundation is here to assist you or partner with your financial advisor in fulfilling your optimal strategy for giving.

  • What are the minimums to establish a fund?

    We have many vehicles (fund types) for giving available to our donors.

    The minimum to establish a Donor Advised Fund, for example, is $25,000.

    To review the various fund options, go to our Give Now page.

Contact Us

Questions? We're here.

Our team is eager to assist you on your philanthropic journey. Contact us today to learn more about contributing to the Foundation.

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Sandra Session-Robertson

Vice President, Development & Donor Relations