Envision Fund Awards $85,000 to Nonprofits
2021 Grants Cycle
The Envision Fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, the largest LGBTQ+ funder in New Mexico, is pleased to announce $85,000 in grants to nine LGBTQ+-focused nonprofit organizations across New Mexico.
The latest round of grants, which range from $5,000 - $15,000, support the Fund’s three core priorities: creating an HIV-Free generation in New Mexico; combatting discrimination against LGBTQ+ people in whatever form (such as employment, housing, immigration, access to health services); and supporting school-based programs that create a safe environment for all students, including LGBTQ+ students.
2021 Grantees include:
Common Bond New Mexico Project
Casa de Salud: Justice Access Support and Solutions for Health
New Mexico Legal Aid
Office of Student Wellness (SFPS)
Santa Fe Dreamers
Sky Center/New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project
Transgender Resource Center New Mexico
“The 2021 grant cycle marks an important milestone for the Envision Fund,” said Christopher Goett, President & CEO of the Santa Fe Community Foundation. “The Fund has now awarded over $1 million since its inception. We’re incredibly proud and grateful to our community and local leaders that helped achieve this milestone.”
The Envision Fund was started in 1997 with support from national foundations and discretionary resources at the Santa Fe Community Foundation. In 2017, the Envision Fund was relaunched as a statewide funder supporting LGBTQ+ organizations outside of the Santa Fe Community Foundation’s traditional footprint of grantmaking in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, Mora, and San Miguel counties. Today, it is the largest philanthropic entity in New Mexico dedicated solely to serving the LGBTQ+ population.
The Fund is possible due to the leadership of its advisory committee and the generosity of its many supporters. The Santa Fe Community Foundation is particularly grateful to partner with three sister community foundations in New Mexico – the Albuquerque Community Foundation, the Taos Community Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico in funding Envision Fund grants. This year, New Mexico United and the Somos Unidos Foundation also partnered in grantmaking.