Community Endowment for Music Organizations Announced

(LACF News) – Judy Dudziak had a strong passion for music, which she pursued from childhood throughout the rest of her life. She played piano and violin in her youth. Then later, the recorder and French horn, the latter in the Los Alamos Symphony, the Municipal Band, and as a member of the orchestra for many ...
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LACF Announces Jumpstart Fundraising Cohort

(LACF News) –  Six area non-profit organizations have been selected by the Los Alamos Community Foundation to participate in Jumpstart, a year-long fundraising capacity building program.  After a competitive selection process, the six organizations chosen are: Embudo Valley Library, Family Strengths Network, Los Alamos Family Council, Los Alamos Historical Society, Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory ...
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Endowment for Community Programs Announced

(LACF News) – The Diane Warther Soran Endowment for Community Programs was recently established at the Los Alamos Community Foundation. Annual distributions from the fund will underwrite expenses associated with conducting nonprofit training programs, donor training programs, or other community training programs that the foundation develops over time.   The fund was created by Denise Soran Brown ...
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LACF 2021 Call for Grant Proposals

(LACF News) – The Los Alamos Community Foundation announces its inaugural discretionary grantmaking cycle, and invites 501(c)(3) organizations located in Los Alamos County to submit a grant application requesting up to $5,000 to improve the financial health of the organization.  LACF defines “financial health” as any effort which results in a measurable improvement across one ...
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LACF Invites Applications for Youth Sports Grants

(LACF News) – The Los Alamos Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications requesting up to $1,200 to fund youth sports activities in Los Alamos County.   Organizations are invited to apply for funding for projects that build leadership skills in youth through achievement in competitive team sports. Youth served by the program must be located ...
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Dr. Charles McMillan Joins LACF Board of Directors

(LACF News)–  The Board of Directors of the Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) is proud to welcome former Los Alamos National Laboratory Director, Dr. Charles McMillan, as its newest member. “I continue to believe, as I have throughout my professional career, that a vibrant community is the base from which we serve the nation,” said ...
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Los Alamos Rated 2020 Healthiest Community in USA

(CNN)–  With its vast mountain ranges, diverse wildlife and clean air, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, has been ranked the healthiest community of 2020.Located about 40 miles from Santa Fe, the county is home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which developed the first atomic bombs during World War II. The county received a perfect score for ...
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2020-2021 Nonprofit Training Program

2020-2021 Nonprofit Training Program During our 2020-2021 session, LACF and United Way of Northern New Mexico are partnering to offer local nonprofits three in-depth training workshops designed to build organizational capacity in the wake of the pandemic.  Each workshop will be held virtually and will be approximately three hours long (including discussion, breakout sessions and ...
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