LACF Hosts Free Estate Planning Workshop December 11

The Los Alamos Community Foundation invites the community to a workshop on the basics of estate planning Monday, December 11, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at UNM-LA. Join us for an overview of common estate planning tools and discussion of how these may apply to you and your loved ones. Estate Planning Basics is presented
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New Members Join Board of Directors

The Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors: Diana Martinez and John Benner. “Both Diana and John bring long histories of service to Los Alamos,” said Steve Laurent, LACF Executive Director. “They each add unique perspectives, professional expertise, and connections to our community that can help elevate the
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LAYSL Receives Youth Sports Grant for New Equipment

(Steve Laurent, Los Alamos Community Foundation Executive Director presents a ceremonial check to Susie Schillaci, Los Alamos Youth Soccer League Girls Competitive Coordinator, and other adult and youth representatives of LAYSL) Serving hundreds of kids each year means the Los Alamos Youth Soccer League (LAYSL) has a lot of equipment to maintain and replace. Fortunately,
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Coro de Cámara Receives Judy Dudziak Endowment Fund Grant

Matt Lewis, Coro de Cámara Board Chair and Nylea Butler-Moore, Artistic Director celebrate receiving a grant from the Judy Dudziak Endowment for Community Music Organizations through the Los Alamos Community Foundation.  “We are grateful to LACF and the Judy Dudziak Endowment Fund for this support,” said Lewis. “This will allow us to compensate local musicians
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PEEC Receives Capacity Building Grant

Jillian Rubio, Executive Director of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), expressed her gratitude at receiving one of six capacity-building grants given by the Los Alamos Community Foundation to area non-profit organizations. Building upon a marketing survey conducted for PEEC by UNM in 2021 (also funded by LACF), this funding allows PEEC to create and
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Los Alamos JJAB Receives LACF Grant

Staff and Board members from the Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) recently celebrated a grant award from the Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) which will be used to support its financial audit process. Executive Director Rachel Mohr-Richards expressed her delight at being selected for a discretionary grant from the LACF.  “These funds will
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LACF Awards Grant to Family Strengths Network

Staff from the Family Strengths Network (FSN) were thrilled to receive a grant from the Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) that will be used to support a marketing position. Mitsi Pair Willard, FSN’s Executive Director, said FSN helps the community by improving the quality of family life for generations through education, information, support programs, and
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LACF Announces 2023 Spring Grant Recipients

The Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) is pleased to announce the local nonprofit recipients from its Spring 2023 competitive grant cycle. Grants of up to $5,000 are being awarded under three funding categories, with a total of nearly $28,000 granted to nine local organizations. “This is our third year of funding competitive grants at LACF,”
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N3B and LACF Partner to Support Los Alamos Nonprofits

Officials from Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and the Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) met recently at Family Strengths Network (FSN) to celebrate a successful matching grant collaboration in creating a new endowment fund to provide permanent support for the local nonprofit. This is the second year such a celebration took place. Last
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