2009 Quail Roost Foundation Grants

Names of recipients appearing in green are links to that recipient's website.

Sector Recipient
Amount
Purpose of Grant
Discretionary: HRDA Incorporated
1,000
$500 for Photovoice project camera purchase for Taos youth project. $500 to support fundraising efforts for local drug court program.
LAOSAI
1,500
Educational and community development programs in Laos.
Steven Shames Foundation
2,500
Scholarship assistance for Ugandan student to attend university
Safe Passage
3,000
Empowering at-risk children of families working in the community of the Guatemala City garbage dump
Yellowstone Public Radio
1,000
Increasing radio outreach to Native and rural communities in Montana
Helpline House
2,500
Providing services including housing, counseling, and food to families in need
Kateri Education Fund
1,000
Providing education and vocational training opportunities for Guatemalan women and girls
San Antonio Food Bank
1,000
Support for food bank program in San Antonio
International Friendship Center
500
Support for IFC's "Food Pantry" program in Highlands, NC
Mercy Corps
2,500
Muhktar Mai Fund: Supports projects in Pakistan such as a women's shelter/hotline, legal aid, an ambulance, and schools.
Mennonite Central Committee
2,500
School supplies for children in Laos
Friends of the Casa Materna
2,000
Assistance for Follow-up Program of Casa Materna in Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Localogy
500
Sangre de Cristo Youth Ranch camp
Anne Kent Taylor Fund
1,500
Helping individuals, communities and corporations to conserve, protect and restore biodiversity through sound economic activities that are ecologically sustainable.
Community Against Violence--MAIS Project
750
Community outreach & abuse prevention to Spanish-speaking immigrant community through the Promotor/a's of the MAIS Project.
Pennies for Peace
250
Support for Rivers and Birds' youth-service project of promoting peace by fundraising for the building of schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan
Spirit Wind Horse Rescue
1,000
Horse rescue, rehabilitation and adoptions in Colorado
Community with a Heart
1,000
Assistance to Marion County families, primarily during the holidays, that are struggling financially or are in need.
H.U.G.S. Charities
1,500
Heartfelt Unconditional Giving to benefit cancer patients through prevention, detection and treatment.
Education: Adopt-A-Classroom
3,000
Supporting classrooms in need
Hispanas Unidas
3,000
Furthering the education, empowerment, and advancement of young women in San Antonio
Institute for Peace Studies
8,000
Educational programs promoting peace
Kateri Education Fund
3,000
Providing education and vocational training opportunities for Guatemalan women and girls
Northwest Harvest
3,500
Support for Three Squares food program for at-risk children in Seattle elementary schools
San Antonio Food Bank
3,000
Support for Kids Café Program in San Antonio
Black Stallion Literacy Foundation
1,500
Support for children's reading program in Marion County, Florida, through the Black Stallion Literacy Project
Health: Kailakuri Health Centre
5,000
Support for the Kailakuri Health Centre in Bangladesh
National College of Midwifery
5,000
Increasing state networking and advocacy
Northern New Mexico Midwifery Center
5,000
Financial assistance to clients in need
Prosthetics Outreach Foundation
5,000
Restoring mobility to the disabled
Nguyen Nga Rehabilitation  Center
3,000
Providing opportunities and support for mentally and physically challenged individuals in Vietnam
Burma Humanitarian Mission
2,000
Providing  trauma care and long-term health care to Karen and other ethnic groups in Burma.
Justice: American Friends Service Committee
5,000
Support for relief efforts in Gaza, in Memory of Besson Abuelaish
Creativity for Peace
10,000
Sponsorship for both an Israeli and Palestinian girl to Peace Camp, in memory of Besson Abuelaish
Mennonite Central Committee
5,000
Support for refugee relief in Sudan: Coming Home project
Rabbis for Human Rights
5,000
Support for relief efforts in Gaza, in Memory of Besson Abuelaish
All Creatures: Eagle Nest School's Barn Project
2,000
Support for Horse program at Eagle Nest School
Equine Spirit Sanctuary
4,000
Horse rescue and rehabilitation program offering theraputic & educational equine experiences
Horse Protection Association of Florida
2,000
Equine rescue, rehabilitation, education and adoption
Kindred Spirits Sanctuary
2,000
Abandoned farm animal care and rehabilitation
SNAP--Spay Neuter Assistance Program
1,000
Preventing the eventual suffering and/or death of canine and feline animals by inhibiting their overpopulation in San Antonio
Stirrups 'n Strides
4,000
Therapeutic riding center for physically handicapped riders
Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
4,000
Saving former racing Thoroughbred horses from possible neglect, abuse and slaughter
Windhorse Sanctuary
4,000
Horse, dog and cat sanctuary
Another Chance Equine Rescue
1,000
Horse rescue and rehabilitation in Ohio
The Wildlife Center
1,000
Conservation and restoration of native wildlife and their habitats through education, strategic partnerships and responsible rehabilitation
Sustainability: Conservation Trust for Florida
6,000
"Protecting Horse Country" Program for Conservation Easement promotion
New Mexico Solar Energy Association
6,000
Upgrades for SunChaser Education Program's displays
Tierra Lucero
4,000
Taos Pueblo Education & Training Division's Sustainable Agriculture Initiative
American Friends Service Committee
3,000
AFSC's New Mexico Economic Justice: The People and the Land
Northern   Plains Resource Council
3,000
Support for Clean Energy Campaign's effort to Reduce, Replace, Renew and Reform Montana's rural electrics
Western Lands Project
3,000
Research, outreach and advocacy to keep public lands public
Home Community: Amigos Bravos
1,000
Legislative initiative to amend NM constitution to include right to clean and healthy environment
Bridges Project for Education
4,500
Comprehensive college counseling focusing on first generation students and their families.
DreamTree Project
1,000
Community-based organization for homeless, abused, and neglected youth
Men Engaged in Nonviolence
1,000
Mentorship programs for young men in Taos County
Oo-Oonah Art Center/Taos Day School
2,000
Heritage Project: Tiwa Culture and Language Summer Camp
Rivers and Birds
4,000
Nine day Watershed Project for 5th graders in Taos
Shared Table
4,000
Feeding the hungry in Taos County
Taos Coalition to End Homelessness
4,000
Creation of a men's shelter in Taos
Youth HeartLine
2,500
Counseling and legal services for abused children
Four Corners Animal League-Questa
1,000
Support for Northern New Mexico Friends of Animals
Emergency American Refugee Committee
15,000
$10,000 Emergency relief for refugees in Pakistan & $5000 relief aid in Darfur
Nguyen Nga Center
2,500
Providing opportunities and support for mentally and physically challenged individuals in Vietnam
Mennonite Central Committee
6,000
Disaster relief in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia
Horse Protection Association of Florida
1,500
Abandoned farm animal care and rehabilitation.
Administrative: Carbon Fund
500
Carbon Offset Program: Reforestation and Avoided Deforestation Projects.

Total Grants: $203,000


Creativity For Peace

Nguyen Nga Center

Equine Spirit Sanctuary

The Equine Spirit Sanctuary is quickly becoming an established center for equine concerns, serving the Taos community in many different ways. We are so thankful for the support from the Quail Roost Foundation, which has helped to make our rapid growth possible.
Ruth Bourgeois, Director ESS

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