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Santa Fe Community Foundation

501 Halona
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
United States

Mission

Devoted to building healthy and vital communities where racial, cultural or economic differences do not limit access to health, education or employment; diverse audiences enjoy the many arts and cultural heritages of our region; and all sectors of our community take responsibility for ensuring a healthy environment

Most Meaningful Change

We created a visible and heavily utilized “Hub for Social Innovation,” which attracts over 3,000 users a year for community information gathering, workshops, training, opportunities to network, fostering collaboration and so on.

1981 Year Founded
$40,000,000 Endowment Value
$4,000,000 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 12.02.14

Population Area Served

100,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationSanta Fe Community Foundation
Address 1501 Halona
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownSanta Fe
State / RegionNew Mexico
ZIP / Postal Code87505
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone(505) 988-8715
Emailfoundation@SantaFeCF.org
Websitewww.santafecf.org
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Brian T. Byrnes, President & CEO
Primary Contact’s NameBrian Byrnes
Primary Contact’s PositionPresident & CEO
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded1981
Mission StatementDevoted to building healthy and vital communities where racial, cultural or economic differences do not limit access to health, education or employment; diverse audiences enjoy the many arts and cultural heritages of our region; and all sectors of our community take responsibility for ensuring a healthy environment
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced100,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)15
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members18
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$23,000,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal Year$22,330,673
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$1,600,000
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$4,000,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$40,000,000
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsSignificant improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed an important role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a centrally important role
Grassroots activismNo role
Inadequate government servicesNo role
Changes in the political environmentNo role
Changes in the economic environmentNo role
Government initiative fundingNo role
Foundation initiative fundingNo role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingNo role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesNo role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodLots of time
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyFair amount of time
NationallyFair amount of time
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityImportant but not central
Building an endowmentImportant but not central
Serving donor needsCentrally important
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityCentrally important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyCentrally important
Community developmentImportant but not central
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureLittle
EducationLot
EnvironmentFair amount
HealthLot
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsFair amount
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentLittle
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyNot at all
Strengthening local or regional governmentNot at all
HousingFair amount
ChildrenLot
WaterFair amount
Alternative energyLittle
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesLot
Job trainingLittle
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOften
Promote collaboration between granteesOften
Promote understanding of public policyOften
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyOften
Loaned staffRarely
ResearchOccasionally
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentOccasionally
InternshipsRarely
Providing space for local organizationsOften
Access to information technologyOccasionally
Publishing/knowledge sharingOccasionally
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting worse
CrimeNo change
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting worse
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting worse
Social position of marginalized groupsNo change
Responsiveness of authoritiesNo change
Appropriateness of public policiesNo change
Value of community assetsNo change
Quality of the environmentDid not answer
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityNo change
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityNo change
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting much better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting much better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertySome important achievements
CrimeSome important achievements
Trust among different sections of the communityA few small achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesA few small achievements
Social position of marginalized groupsA few small achievements
Responsiveness of authoritiesWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Appropriateness of public policiesSome important achievements
Value of community assetsDo not work in this sphere
Quality of the environmentWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsSome important achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Gender equityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Charitable giving through the community foundationMuch achievement
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingMuch achievement
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLot
Local governmentLot
National governmentNot at all
UniversitiesLittle
SchoolsLot
BusinessesLittle
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Regional association of grantmakersUnhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsVery unhelpful
Particular foundationVery helpful
Other organizationDid not answer
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesNo
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingNeither important nor unimportant
Better legal or fiscal environmentNeither important nor unimportant
More volunteersNeither important nor unimportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceDid not answer
Better local culture of givingVery important
Stronger civil societyImportant
More responsive authoritiesNeither important nor unimportant
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsWe created a visible and heavily utilized “Hub for Social Innovation,” which attracts over 3,000 users a year for community information gathering, workshops, training, opportunities to network, fostering collaboration and so on.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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