Click here for 2012 RR Community Foundation Fact Sheet
Grant Applications fro 2013 will be available in June
Founded in 2007, the Rio Rancho Community Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 with a mission to promote charitable activities and excellence in community affairs within the City of Rio Rancho, communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside.
The Rio Rancho Community Foundation recieves funding through several sources including endowments, bequests, donations, memorials and it signature annual fundraising events, “The Mayors’ Gala”. The Foundation administers grants to nonprofit (501c3) organizations on an annual basis.
Mission of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation
The mission of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation is to promote charitable activities and excellence in community affairs within the City of Rio Rancho and the surrounding communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside. The Foundation is not organized to promote the educational activities of the Rio Rancho Public Schools or in any way promote fundraising for the Rio Rancho Public Schools.
The Purpose of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation
Additionally, the Foundation’s purpose is to receive and maintain a fund or funds, subject to the limitations and restrictions hereinafter set forth, for use and application to the promotion and success of the City of Rio Rancho and the surrounding communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside.
2012 Grants Awarded $36,000
Abrazos Family Support Services
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico
Boys & Girls Clubs of Albuquerque & Rio Rancho
Challenger Learning Center New Mexico
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Council
Family Services for Children
Great Southwest Council Boy Scouts of America
Haven House, Inc. Services & Shelter for Domestic Violence
Junior Achievement of New Mexico
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Westside
New Mexico Philharmonic
New Mexico Water Conservation Alliance
Paws & Stripes
PB&J Family Services
Rio Rancho Kiwanis Foundation
Sandia Vista Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization
Sandoval County CASA, Inc.
St. Felix Pantry, Inc.
Storehouse West (SHW)
WESST – Women’s Economic Self Sufficiency Team, Corp
Rio Rancho Community Foundation
c/o Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
4001 Southern Blvd., SE, Ste. B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2069
Telephone (505) 892-1533 x 202
Fax (505) 892-6157