LACF Welcomes New Board Members

(LACF News) – The Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors: Karen Easton and Steven Lynne, as it increases the number of members of its Board. “Given the increased assets, number of donor funds, and support for our nonprofits, we decided that adding to our professional expertise and insight ...
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LACF Welcomes Liz Martineau as New Executive Director

(LACF News) – The Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) is pleased to announce local resident and supporter Liz Martineau as its new Executive Director. “It’s great to have Liz join the foundation team,” said LACF Board Chair Pat Soran. “She brings extensive knowledge and connection to our community that is so valuable to the foundation. ...
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Free Nonprofit Board Member Training

(LACF News) – Board members of nonprofits serving Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties are encouraged to attend a brief and engaging workshop on Purpose Driven Board Leadership co-sponsored by the Los Alamos Community Foundation and United Way of Northern New Mexico. The session will be repeated in Los Alamos, Española, and online in late February ...
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Los Alamos Gives – and You Did!

Last week the nation recognized Giving Tuesday, a day of local giving, volunteering and sharing kindness. To encourage giving in our area, the Los Alamos Community Foundation hosted its inaugural Los Alamos Gives campaign. Central to the campaign was a shared website to facilitate donations to local nonprofits, fundraisers and causes. We’re pleased to report ...
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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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