Faces & places

The Santa Fe Community Foundation announced it has awarded $485,000 in grants to 38 area nonprofits as a part of its 2021 fall grants cycle.

The foundation awarded a total of $45,000 for animal welfare organizations:

  • Animal Protection of New Mexico.
  • Española Valley Humane Society.
  • Northern New Mexico Street Homeless Animal Project.
  • Sky Mountain Wild Horse Sanctuary.

It awarded a total of $90,000 to nine groups in the area of “cultural vibrancy”:

  • Center for Contemporary Arts.
  • Chama Arts Coalition.
  • Cornerstones Community Partnerships.
  • El Rancho de las Golondrinas.
  • Nat Gold Players.
  • Santa Fe Art Institute.
  • Santa Fe Playhouse.
  • Teatro Paraguas.
  • True Kids 1.

Four grant recipients in “economy security and opportunities” each received a share of $60,000:

  • Assistance Dogs of the West.
  • Chainbreaker Collective.
  • Samaritan House.
  • Santa Fe Business Incubator.

Fifteen organizations in educational success and career pathways received a total of $225,000:

  • College & Career Plaza.
  • Collins Lake Autism Center.
  • Eleanor Daggett Memorial Library.
  • Ignited Minds.
  • Institute for Computing in Research.
  • Lensic Performing Arts Center.
  • New Mexico Appleseed.
  • New Mexico Highlands University Foundation.
  • New Mexico School for the Arts — Art Institute.
  • Ojo Sarco Community Center.
  • Pegasus Legal Services.
  • Reading Quest.
  • Reel Fathers.
  • Truchas Services Center.
  • Turquoise Trail Charter School.

Six groups received $65,000 total for “sustainable agriculture and stewardship of resources:

  • Hermit’s Peak Watershed.
  • New Mexico Environmental Law Center.
  • New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors.
  • Santa Fe Conservation Trust.
  • Santa Fe Watershed Association.

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