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Solutions and stories from where the high desert meets the Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Solution Taos’ Tree Board Returns Shade to a Downtown Park by Planting Native Trees
Local Champion:
Taos Tree Board
Date funded:
April 28, 2022
Grant Amount:
$2,300
Solution Taos Swim Club Makes Learning to Swim—and Competitive Swimming—Affordable for All
Local Champion:
Taos Swim Club
Date funded:
April 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$9,994
Solution Taos Students Create Wellness Spaces to Combat Pandemic-Related Stress
Local Champion:
Taos High School
Date funded:
April 4, 2022
Grant Amount:
$8,400
Solution Taos Youth Gain Experience in the Film Industry Through a State Competition
Local Champion:
NM Film Prize
Date funded:
March 22, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,160
Solution Student Artists Transform Utility Boxes Throughout Downtown Taos
Local Champion:
Downtown Taos
Date funded:
March 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$3,200
Story Recharge Rooms in Taos Help Staff and Students Contend With Stress

In 2021, Taos Municipal Schools debuted dedicated relaxation spaces for teachers who have confronted staff shortages, enormous workloads, and a flood of pandemic-related disruptions. A few months later, students got some wellness spaces of their own—and now other New Mexico schools can too.

Solution Gym Equipment and Training Programs Improve Outcomes for Taos Student Athletes
Local Champion:
Taos High School
Date funded:
December 10, 2021
Grant Amount:
$16,300
Solution Taos High School Eases Pandemic-Related Stress for Teachers With Recharge Rooms
Local Champion:
Taos High School
Date funded:
September 24, 2021
Grant Amount:
$8,950
Solution Taos Invests in Research to Identify Ways to Create More Affordable Housing
Local Champion:
Taos Community Foundation
Date funded:
September 24, 2021
Grant Amount:
$10,000
Story Art and Essays, Shaped by Water

Through its Acequia Aquí series, the Paseo Project shares the legacy—and fragility—of the historic waterways that once brought life to Taos’ fields, gardens, and orchards.

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