2023 Piñon Awards: Event Recap

37th Annual Piñon Awards

On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, the Santa Fe Community Foundation presented its 37th Annual Piñon Awards — a time-honored celebration of northern New Mexico's nonprofit sector. We were thrilled to present this year's winning nonprofits with their awards, a general operating grant, and the below videos that offer the public a glimpse into their vital work.


Awardee Videos



Courageous Innovation Award: Searchlight New Mexico
Quiet Inspiration Award: Scott's House
Resiliency Award: New Mexico Acequia Association
Tried & True Award: Institute of American Indian Arts
Santa Fe Community Foundation President & CEO Christopher Goett welcomes audience
John Bishop accepts Quiet Inspiration Award for Scott's House
Dr. Robert Martin accepts Tried & True Award for IAIA
Paula Garcia accepts Resiliency Award for New Mexico Acequia Association
FCF President & CEO Christopher Goett poses with outgoing board chair Deborah Holloway & incoming board chair Dion Silva
SFCF staff
Donna Sanchez Zubia with husband and SFCF board member Marcos Zubia
SFCF outgoing board chair Deborah Holloway dines with Mayor Alan Webber & Valerie Hamilton
SFCF board members Tricia Rosenberg & Patricia Marcus Curtis pose with Jean Viallet & Adrienne Shurbe
SFCF board members Ana Marie Argilagos, Dion Silva (chair) & Dolores Overton pose with SFCF Chief Financial Officer Leslie Sabin
SFCF board members Helena Ribe & Kimberly Walker
Sandra Session-Robertson, SFCF Vice President, Development & Donor Relations
Thornburg Foundation Executive Director Allan Oliver & SFCF President & CEO Christopher Goett

Oct 13, 2023
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