Misson/Giving Statement: To explicitly promote Bowlby's attachment theory as a guiding principle toward understanding and solving societal problems.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Attachment Theory
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Attachment Theory: Supporting attachment theory- informed research, clinical application, and public policy.
Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Foundation will not provide grants to individuals or agencies with a fiscal sponsor.
Application Instructions: Brief LOIs (letters of intent) can be submitted to the Foundation via their web-based online application program. Full proposals are by invitation only. To access the Foundation's application program, click on the ONLINE APPLICATION link contained in the menu along the left-hand side of their home page. Because the Foundation uses its online web-based application program to track the progress of grants, the Foundation expects grantees to have a high level of familiarity with (and access to) technology and the Internet.
Mission/Giving Statement: The BF Foundation supports educational opportunities for individuals as well as programs with broad educational content at cultural, educational, and scientific institutions. Conservation issues that relate to the preservation of open space are of paramount interest.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Education; Environment
Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The BF Foundation supports programs and activities in the intermountain southwest that come to our attention through our own contacts and networks. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.
Mission/ Giving Statement:
The Chamiza Foundation’s mission has been to help insure the continuity and “living” preservation of Pueblo Indian culture and traditions.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Pueblo Culture
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Pueblo Culture: Programs that support and help sustain tribal life and traditions and that also encourage innovative change are the primary focus of the foundation’s giving. The foundation has never considered its purpose to be the preservation of Pueblo culture as an antiquity. Rather, Chamiza believes that New Mexico’s Pueblo tribes offer a culture to be emulated and one that is very much worth sustaining.
Type of Funding/ Funding Restrictions: Grants are made to: New Mexico's Pueblo Indian organizations and tribal governments; Community leaders, artist or other individuals within Pueblo communities; and Non-pueblo organizations requesting support for programs serving the pueblos but not originated by these entities are also eligible but must submit written evidence that the community to be served by the program is requesting it. More information available online.
Application Instructions: Grant application instructions available online.
Mission/Giving Statement: To promote and foster the common good and general welfare of the people of New Mexico and the United States through bringing about civic betterments and social improviements.
Type of Funding/ Funding Restrictions: Funding areas vary according to requests made and family interests. The Foundation funds a variety of grants except seed money requests and investments in other organizations.
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Social Justice
Geographic Funding Focus:
Mission/ Giving Statement: The Prajna Foundation is a Section 501(c)(3) exempt private foundation with emphasis on projects and activities that "promote sustainable cultures by funding innovative projects in education, ecology, social change, and economic justice; enhance the quality and diversity of cultural life, bioregionalism, and sustainable agriculture; restore and preserve the environment and its natural systems, prevent irreversible damage to the natural systems upon which all life depends as well as strengthen individuals and institutions committed to protecting natural systems and ensuring a sustainable society; promote active citizen involvement to strengthen our democratic society and support efforts aimed at encouraging the development and maintenance of strong local communities, through the funding of a wide array of voluntary charitable organizations, with particular interest in local efforts where citizens band together to find creative solutions to problems which affect their lives, and those which facilitate their assuming responsibility for their community and the involvement of young people in community affairs; support efforts where people and communities further the struggle for equality and human rights; and sponsorship of innovative programs to bring together diverse individuals seeking social and environmental justice, creative new approaches to economic enterprise, and an enlightened stewardship of our natural environment."
Grantmaking Program Areas: Environment; Education; Social Justice
Mission/ Giving Statement: The mission of the Allene and Jerome Lapides Foundation is to support organizations that strive to improve quality of life. Grants are made by invitation only to organizations engaged primarily in arts education, animal welfare and protection, environment and social welfare. The Foundation enables established organizations to maintain and expand their good work, and inspire emerging programs that are creative and solution-based. Foundation trustees will make grants at their discretion to any charitable purpose they deem worthy.
Application Instructions: Grants are made by invitation only. Invited applications should include name and address of charity, nature of charity and contact person for charity. There are no submission deadlines, restrictions or limitations on awards.
Mission/ Giving Statement: Promote the welfare of the people in New Mexico through programs that enhance and enrich their lives.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Hunger; Homelessness; Education; Healthcare
Type of Funding/ Funding Restrictions: The Domanica Foundation funds: Educational institutions; and 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. It does not fund: Individuals; Fraternal, veteran, labor or athletic organizations; Political or lobbying organizations; Organizations whose activities are mainly international; Capital fund drives of colleges; or Private foundations.
Application Instructions: Proposal summary, LOI and grant application instructions available online. The Domanica Foundation prefers to be contacted via email.
Notes: The Foundation funds organizations in New Mexico and Colorado.