Taos Community Foundation announces $120,000 in grants to local nonprofits!
Taos Community Foundation is pleased to announce grant awards of over $120,000 to local nonprofit organizations through the Impact Taos 2020 grant initiative. This annual application cycle is a competitive process and culminates in grant awards in eight giving pathways – Animal Welfare, Arts & Culture, Basic Needs, Community Advocacy, Environment, Health, Education, and Youth. The grant docket is the culmination of several advisory committees, comprised of community members, who upon review, recommend a funding docket.
Taos Community Foundation is proud to support this year’s grantees during this uncertain time. As we all move towards recovery the nonprofit organizations in our community are crucial partners. They are vital to our strength and resiliency as a community. We thank this year’s Impact Taos applicants, and congratulate all of our grantee organizations. See below for a list of grantees.
Stray Hearts Animal Shelter
Equine Spirit Sanctuary
Taos Feral Feline Friends
Arts / Culture
Questa Creative Council
Millicent Rogers Museum
Taos Coalition to End Homelessness
The Food Depot
Talpa Community Center
Friends of Questa Public Library
Taos County Imagination Library (FOTPL)
AIRE School Gardens for School Food
Las Cumbres Nurturing Centers
Rivers and Birds
Taos Land Trust (STEMArts Lab)
Taos Land Trust
Mountain Home Health Care
Golden Willow Retreat
HCH Cancer Support Services
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Field Institute of Taos
Assistance Dogs of the West-Youth
Taos Community Foundation’s grant-making philosophy is that any grant we make will support the improvement of our communities’ quality of life. Grants are extended thru both competitive application cycles and also as direct awards from donor advised funds, that may be awarded throughout a calendar year. All grants awarded from Taos Community Foundation are issued in accordance with our Granting Policies.
Grants may be awarded to organizations that:
- Are located to serve the people of Taos and western Colfax Counties
- Are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code or are a public or governmental agency or a federally recognized tribe in the State of New Mexico, or that have a fiscal sponsor;
- Employ staff and provide services without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.
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For More Information please contact Helen Forte, Director of Community Outreach (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (575) 737-9300