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Education

Solutions and stories related to enrichment, support, and workforce development.

Solution Volunteers in Questa Get a Boost from a Community Organizing Workshop
Local Champion:
Questa Economic Development Fund
Date funded:
March 16, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,700
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.

Story A Unique AmeriCorps Program Provides Taos Nonprofits with Local Staff

As Taos nonprofits confronted staff shortages, nine organizations teamed up to pursue federal funding that provides relief to the community-serving organizations.

Solution Bringing an Award-Winning Arts Organization Into the 21st Century
Local Champion:
Lander Community Concerts Association
Date funded:
December 15, 2021
Grant Amount:
$8,397
Solution Nonprofit Power Hour Provides Key Skills to Local Grassroots Groups
Local Champion:
Lander Community Foundation
Date funded:
November 19, 2021
Grant Amount:
$7,335
Solution Volunteers Bring Working Artists into Lander’s Lunchrooms
Local Champion:
ArtLink Wyoming
Date funded:
October 27, 2021
Grant Amount:
$4,250
Solution High School English Teacher Offers More Choices to Build Lifelong Readers
Local Champion:
Lander Valley High School
Date funded:
October 29, 2021
Grant Amount:
$5,000
Solution It Takes a Village: Community Supports Lander Preschool Expansion
Local Champion:
Apple Valley School
Date funded:
June 11, 2023
Grant Amount:
$20,000
Solution Middle School Tech Club Upgrades Computers for Latest Applications
Local Champion:
Fremont County School District 1
Date funded:
May 28, 2021
Grant Amount:
$2,957
Solution Local Wildlife Museum Increases Visitation in Lander
Local Champion:
Water for Wildlife
Date funded:
May 14, 2021
Grant Amount:
$3,020

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