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Education

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

Solution When Pens and Pencils Aren’t Enough: Taos Community Stuffs Backpacks With Supplies for Students in Need
Local Champion:
St. James Episcopal Church
Date funded:
July 28, 2022
Grant Amount:
$4,000
Solution Cortez Ups Its Al Fresco Lunch and Learning Game
Local Champion:
Children's Kiva Montessori School
Date funded:
July 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$29,990
Solution An Educational Garden at Battle Rock Charter School Connects Students to Local Growing
Local Champion:
Battle Rock Charter School
Date funded:
May 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,322
Solution Good News Could Mean Great Things For Taos Youth
Local Champion:
Taos resident
Date funded:
May 27, 2022
Grant Amount:
$15,000
Solution Cortez Community Members Buoy Educators’ Spirits With a Thank-You Lunch
Local Champion:
Cortez Teacher Appreciation Committee
Date funded:
April 18, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,820
Story Apple Valley School Expands Childcare Options in Lander

Childcare options were already limited in Lander when COVID-19 forced some centers to close, leaving more than 100 families without reliable childcare. So a few locals got together to create a new option and—with LOR's help—expand their facility to accommodate more kids.

Solution Southwest Open School Installs a Greenhouse That Supports Year-Long Growing
Local Champion:
Needful Provisions Inc. and Southwest Open School
Date funded:
March 24, 2022
Grant Amount:
$13,608
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 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 Teachers and Staff Contend With Stress

Taos Municipal Schools is debuting dedicated relaxation spaces for teachers who have confronted staff shortages, enormous workloads, and a flood of pandemic-related disruptions.

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