Santa Fe Community Foundation Awards $445,000 to Nonprofits
2022 Fall Grants Cycle
The Santa Fe Community Foundation is pleased to announce $445,000 in grants to 38 nonprofits as a part of its 2022 fall grants cycle.
Through its grantmaking, the Foundation seeks to fund a broad range of nonprofit organizations in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, and Mora counties that are addressing unmet community needs, tracking results, and are actively collaborating and aligning their work with other community partners, including the Foundation, to improve outcomes and promote equity.
“This year’s grantees have listened and responded to both ongoing and emerging community needs with agility and adaptive leadership,” said Christopher Goett, President & CEO of the Santa Fe Community Foundation. “We are incredibly proud to be their partners in building a more vibrant, healthy, and equitable New Mexico.”
In 2022, the Santa Fe Community Foundation awarded a total of $65,000 to five grantees in the area of Animal Welfare. The grants, which range from $10,000 - $15,000, support nonprofits that provide services and/or advocacy to protect both domestic and wild animals by addressing population control, cruelty prevention, wellbeing, and the reintroduction/conservation of native New Mexico species.
Animal Welfare Grantees:
The Horse Shelter
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary
New Mexico Horse Rescue at Walkin N Circles Ranch
New Mexico Wildlife Center
Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society
In 2022, the Santa Fe Community Foundation awarded a total of $65,000 to six grantees in the area of Arts & Culture. The grants, which range from $5,000 - $15,000, support nonprofits that work to improve sense of community; openness and acceptance of the community toward people of diverse backgrounds; diverse participation in art and cultural community programs and events; and/or the preservation and strengthening of cultural heritage, traditions, and a creative economy.
Arts & Culture Grantees:
ArtWorks – Partners in Education for the SFPS
Moving Arts Española
New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus
New Mexico Performing Arts Society
NM Historic Sites – Los Luceros
Queen Bee Music Association
In 2022, the Santa Fe Community Foundation awarded a total of $55,000 to five grantees in the area of Civic & Economic Opportunities. The grants, which range from $5,000 - $15,000, support nonprofits that work toward improving workforce development and job creation; open government; and/or social and economic justice.
Civic & Economic Opportunities Grantees:
Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe
Mora Creative Council/Mora MainStreet
NM Foundation for Open Government
Searchlight New Mexico
In 2022, the Santa Fe Community Foundation awarded a total of $205,000 to 18 grantees in the area of Education. The grants, which range from $5,000 to $15,000, support nonprofits that work to improve school readiness; reading proficiency; math proficiency; high school graduation rates; and/or opportunity youth engagement.
Breakthrough Santa Fe
Climate Advocates Voces Unidas (CAVU)
Communities in Schools New Mexico
Dual Language Education of New Mexico
El Rito Public Library
Embudo Valley Library & Community Center
Emdudo Valley Tutoring Association
Growing Up New Mexico: The Early Childhood Partnership
May Center for Learning
Mother Tongue Project
Ojo Sarco Community Center
Performance Santa Fe
River Source Inc.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Santa Fe Children’s Museum
Santa Fe Youth Symphony
Think New Mexico
Truchas Services Center
In 2022, the Santa Fe Community Foundation awarded a total of $55,000 to four grantees in the area of Environment. The grants, which range from $10,000 - $15,000, support nonprofits that work to improve local food self-sufficiency; land, air, and water health; and/or energy from renewable resources.
Conservation Voters of New Mexico – Education Fund
New Mexico Voices for Children
Nuclear Watch New Mexico
Quivira Coalition, Inc.
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