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Author Archive for Rick Leonhardt

Winter 2021 Grant Awards

The board met on January 26th, 2021, and made the following grant awards totaling $65,000, all within the focus area of animal and human welfare: Wilderwood Equine Therapy & Rescue — Improvements to the horse arena — $6,000 Colorado House Rabbit Society — Rabbit vaccination project — $10,000 Libros for Kids — Home book delivery program — $15,000 […]

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Fall 2020 Grant Awards

At our Fall board meeting, the board made the following grants. All of these grants have a focus on mitigating the affects of COVID-19: NM Kids Matter (CASA Program; volunteer retention) — $20,000 Reading Works (Adult Literacy Programs; moving to online platforms) — $5,000 Animal Humane (Pet Save Fund) — $10,000 Breath of My Heart […]

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GrantPress Announcement

Five brave organizations agreed to be beta testers for our new grant application and tracking program GrantPress. GrantPress is being developed in-house as a WordPress plugin. The beta test process went so well that the FHL Foundation has decided to open up GrantPress to all organizations. To access GP (for short) simply click on the […]

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COVID-19 Crisis Response Grants – Spring 2020

On April 28th, 2020, the board convened for its Spring meeting (by teleconference). During this meeting the board discussed the current COVID-19 crisis now griping our nation and the state of New Mexico. The board agreed that one of the most pressing issues is food insecurity. The board expressed a desire to address this emergency […]

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A Message Concerning the Coronavirus

Like you, we are monitoring the Coronavirus situation closely. We recognize that we are now surrounded by highly unusual circumstances. As a result we wanted you to know that you can take whatever measures you deem necessary as far as administering a grant from our Foundation. Specifically, if you need (or are required) to suspend […]

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