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Author Archive for Rick Leonhardt

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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FHL Foundation Makes Its Winter 2020 Grant Awards

At its January 28th, 2020, board meeting the board voted to make the following grants: Imagination Library (books for children) — $5,000 Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (volunteer training program in NM) — $18,000 Bridges for Education (First Gen College Prep) — $15,000 Explora Science Museum (Bringing STEM programs to APS schools) — […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Fall 2019 Grants

At its Fall 2019 board meeting, the board of the FHL Foundation voted to make the following grant awards: gallupARTS (Art Collaborative)—$12,000 Vero Beach Art Museum (International Lecture Series) — $10,000 NM Kids Matter (CASA Program) — $20,000 Cochiti Elementary School (RunFit Program) — $4,000 Breath of My Heart Birthplace (General Operations)—$10,000 NM Natural History […]

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Last Two Points on Divided Brain … I Promise

OK, two last points on Iain McGilchrist’s book entitled The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World … I promise. 1) Throughout his book (at least up to page 335, which is where I stopped) McGilchrist mentions something almost in passing that I believe has hug implications: depression […]

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