Fund For Taos Recovery Grant 2020 – Phase II

Community Foundation
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Last date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
United States

Detailed Description

Taos Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Fund for Taos recovery grant funding opportunity.

Eligible applicants serving Taos and Western Colfax Counties are invited to apply for funding to support collaborative, impactful, and transformative work that significantly benefits our community in the recovery from the effects of the pandemic.

In this second phase of funding, grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that are directly responding to the significant consequences of this crisis across community in creative and collaborative ways, pivoting both their programmatic work and organizational management to enhance existing programming, develop new programming and otherwise meet the demands of this new situation.

Focus Areas

Nonprofits are invited to apply for support for their work in one of the 6 areas of focus listed below:-

Housing- may include, but is not limited to: homeless services, benefits navigation, cultural and language needs affordable housing, access to stable housing, community housing development plans.

Education- may include, but is not limited to: access to technology, facilitating distance learning; reducing learning gaps, cultural and language needs development of curriculum, supplies, social emotional support, facilitating support for educators, out of school time provision, college and career preparedness for local populations

Food Systems-may include but is not limited to: access to food, sustainable food production, streamlining and /or local food production and delivery, growing local food systems, food distribution systems.

Behavioral Health- may include but is not limited to: access to mental health services, reducing child and family trauma/abuse, crisis intervention, case management, referrals, preventative healthcare; cultural and language needs, aging in community, programming development and delivery of specific populations mental wellness.

Art and Culture- may include but is not limited to: access to programming, new program delivery, access to technology for program delivery, cultural and language needs enhancement of existing programming, collaborative programming.

Non Profit/ Business Support- may include but is not limited to: training, access to technology, financial literacy, economic sustainability and stability, youth employment, community development

Funding Information

  • Grant awards will range between $5,000.00 and $15,000.00
  • Funds should be expended within 12 months of the date of the award

Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • Must serve Taos and/or western Colfax Counties.
  • Tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, are a public or governmental agency or a federally recognized tribe in the State of New Mexico, or are submitting your application through an approved fiscal sponsor.
  • Employ staff and provide services without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

Grants will not be made to:

  • Individuals.


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