LACF NEWS RELEASE
A reminder that the Los Alamos Community Foundation’s Spring 2022 grant cycle is open and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29. The Foundation is conducting competitive grant cycles in each of the following areas:
• Discretionary grants to increase the financial stability of nonprofits in Los Alamos County (nonprofits can request up to $5,000 in funding). LACF defines “financial health” as any effort which results in a measurable improvement across one or more dimensions of an organization’s financial sustainability, to include, but not limited to, areas such as: diversifying funding sources and income streams, building technological capacity that allows for increased efficiencies, investing in board development to ensure proper governance and fiduciary oversight, pursuing a formal financial audit or review, evaluating/increasing current fundraising efforts, or increasing marketing efforts to broaden community outreach thereby bringing in new donors/customers/clients.
• Youth Sports grants to fund competitive youth sports activities in Los Alamos County (nonprofit organizations can request up to $1,700 in funding).
• Community Music Organizations grants to support nonprofits organizations whose work expands knowledge and appreciation of genres such as classical, orchestral and band music, light opera, marching band, and choral performances for adult populations in Los Alamos County (nonprofits can request up to $500)
For more details, visit https://www.losalamoscf.org/applying-for-grants/
About the Los Alamos Community Foundation: Established in 2015, the focus of LACF is to improve the quality of life in our community by inspiring, facilitating and supporting enduring philanthropy, and building the capacity and success of our local nonprofit organizations. LACF currently stewards 14 local endowed funds and has total assets of more than $975,000. For more information about the Los Alamos Community Foundation, visit www.losalamoscf.org.