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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LACF Launches Web Portal for Volunteering

Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) has established a volunteer management web portal and invites the community to connect. The system makes it simple for local organizations to post, and for local volunteers to identify, volunteer opportunities in a single location: volunteerlosalamos.org. “We have so many talented people who are willing to pitch in if called,” ...
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LACF Spring 2023 Grant Cycle Opens March 31

(LACF News) – The Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) announces its Spring 2023 grantmaking cycle, and invites 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located in Los Alamos County to submit a grant application under the following funding categories: Discretionary Grants: Nonprofits may request up to $5,000 to fund projects that increase the overall financial health of the organization. ...
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Feb 22nd: Training on “Financial Controls for Nonprofits”

Even the slightest of fraud events can be devastating to any nonprofit organization as a trusted steward of donor contributions and grant funds. Please join the Los Alamos Community Foundation for a special seminar geared towards nonprofit boards and staff that focuses on protecting the value of an organization’s reputation. Time will be spent examining ...
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Feb 7th: LACF Hosts Free Estate Planning Workshop

The Los Alamos Community Foundation invites you to an important workshop on the basics of estate planning on Tuesday, February 7 at UNM-LA (Building 2, Room 230). Join us for an overview of common estate planning tools and discussion of how these may apply to you or your loved ones. Topics include last will and ...
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