2012 Quail Roost Foundation Grants

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

Sector Recipient
Purpose of Grant
Administrative: CarbonFund.org
Reforestation/Avoided Deforestation Project
Grassroots.org 750 Capacity Building support for free technologies and resources to nonprofit organizations.
All Creatures: Eagle Nest School's Barn Project 3,000 Support for barn project at Eagle Nest School.
Equine Spirit Sanctuary
Horse rescue and rehabilitation program offering therapeutic and educational equine experiences.
Horse Protection Association of Florida
Equine rescue, rehabilitation, education and adoption.
Stirrups 'n Strides
Enhancing the quality of life for individuals who have physical, mental or emotional challenges through therapeutic horseback riding and driving program.
The Wildlife Center
Conservation and restoration of native wildlife and their habitats through education, strategic partnerships and responsible rehabilitation.
Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
Saving former racing Thoroughbred horses from possible neglect, abuse and slaughter.
Windhorse Sanctuary
Permanent, safe, stable, and natural home for abused and displaced horses, dogs and cats.
Discretionary: Bainbridge Island Land Trust 500 Support for the preservation and stewardship of the diverse natural environment of Bainbridge Island for the benefit of all. Keep Gazzam Wild Project.
Educational Impowerment 1,000 Charitable organization promoting books, schools, libraries and community enrichment in Southeast Asia.
Friends of the Casa Materna 1,250 Pre- & post-natal care and education for high-risk pregnancies in rural areas.
Housing Resources Board 1,500 Affordable housing opportunities in the Bainbridge Island community.
500 Support for Juvenile Justice Circles
Institute for Peace Studies 2,000 Educational programs promoting peace.
Localogy 750 Support for Localogy's Sangre de Cristo Youth Ranch Camp
Nina Elizabeth Nilssen Scholarship Fund 500 Support for Scholarship program (for the benefit of a music composition student).
North Kitsap Fishline 1,000 Support or NKF's efforts to provide housing for homeless women in Kitsap County (efforts recently supported by a Bainbridge Community Foundation grant).
Partner for Surgery 2,000 Supporting healthcare needs in rural Guatemala.
Prison Project of Santa Fe, Inc. 500 General support for prisoner outreach program.
radKIDS, Inc. 1,000 Child abuse prevention and safety program.
Southwest Research and Information Center (SRIC) 500 General support for SRIC's work. Recommended use: The Bennett A. Hammer Gay and Lesbian Collection Archive project.
Stephen Shames Foundation 2,000 Educational leadership initiative for abandoned children affected by AIDS, war, and poverty through their program L.E.A.D. Uganda.
Vietnam Veterans Peace Initiative 1,000 General support for VVPI's programs. Recommended use for Center for Sustainble Community Development project.
Education Adopt-a-Classroom 2,500 Supporting classrooms in need, particularly those areas hardest hit by the tornado in Henryville, Indiana.
Hispanas Unidas 2,000 Furthering the education, empowerment, and advancement of young women in San Antonio.
Horse Tales Literacy Project 1,000 Support for children's reading program in Marion County, Florida. (Formerly Black Stallion Literacy Project).
Institute for Peace Studies
Educational programs promoting peace.
Islandwood 2,500 Support for IslandWood graduate program in Education Environment and Community.
Kateri Education Fund 4,000 Providing education and vocational training opportunities for Guatemalan women and girls.
Emergency & Contingency American Refugee Committee 5,000 Support for ARC's refugee relief efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
ShuarHands, Inc. 5,000 Emergency Relief for Guatemala earthquake.
Stephen Shames Foundation 1,000 Educational leadership initiative for abandoned children affected by AIDS, war, and poverty through their program L.E.A.D. Uganda.
Vietnam Veterans Peace Initiative 4,100 General support for VVPI's programs. Recommended use for Center for Sustainble Community Development project.
Health Burma Humanitarian Mission 2,000 Providing trauma care and long-term healthcare to Karen and other ethnic groups in Burma.
Friends of the Casa Materna 2,000 Support for Follow-up Program of Casa Materna in Matagalpa, Nicaragua.
National College of Midwifery 3,000 Increasing state networking and advocacy.
Northern New Mexico Birth Center 3,000 Financial assistance to clients in need.
Prosthetics Outreach Foundation 2,000 Restoring mobility to the disabled.
The Tides Center - The List Project 4,000 Support for The List Project goal of successful and safe resettling of Iraqis who are imperiled due to their affiliation as employees of the United States Government and Military.
Home Community: Bridges Project for Education 4,000 Comprehensive college and financial aid counseling, focusing on students who are the first-generation in their families to pursue higher education.
Community Against Violence
Individual and group counseling for children impacted by domestic violence.
DreamTree Project
Community-based organization for homeless, abused, and neglected youth.
Harwood Museum of Art
Neighborhood Art Project (NAP) - An innovative outreach program that brings quality art activities into Taos’ low-income neighborhoods.
Four Corners Animal League
Northern New Mexico Friends of Animals networks to address the needs of domestic, agricultural and wild animals, and offers care, adoption and spay/neutering services.
Rivers and Birds
Funding for one 5th grade class to have the benefit of Rivers and Birds' entire water curriculum.
El Pueblito Methodist Church
Providing food and other necessities to people in need in Taos County.
Taos Coalition to End Homelessness 1,000 General support for the Taos homeless shelter and related expenses.
Youth HeartLine
Counseling and legal services for abused children.
Justice: Creativity for Peace
Promoting peace by nurturing young Israeli and Palestinian female leaders and peacemakers at Peace Camp in New Mexico.
Hand in Hand
Enhancing reconciliation, equality, partnership and coexistence between Arab and Jewish children, their families and communities through a network of integrated, bilingual schools for Jewish and Arab children.
Rabbis for Human Rights, North America 5,000 Support for programs to secure justice for the Palestinian people and reconciliation for the hostile factions in Israel and the Occupied Territories.
The Tides Center - The List Project 2,500 Support for The List Project goal of successful and safe resettling of Iraqis who are imperiled due to their affiliation as employees of the United States government and military.
The Vietnam Project 2,500 Humanitarian organization established to improve the quality of life for poor, disadvantaged, and disabled people in Vietnam. ACI Partnership Grant.
Scholarship: Florida Thoroughbred Charities 12,000 Scholarship support for "non-traditional" students.
University of New Mexico Foundation 12,000 Scholarship support for "non-traditional" students attending UNM-Taos.
Sustainability: American Friends Service Committee
New Mexico Economic Justice: The People of the Land.
American Friends Service Committee
Community Peace Gardens: Peace Education Program in Los Angeles which works with youth and local communities to create and sustain a culture of peace.
Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development 2,000 Support for AASD's mission to collaborate with indigenous communities and socially responsible entities to create a positive lasting environment which supports human development and a healthy future.
Conservation Trust for Florida
"Protecting Horse Country" through the promotion of conservation easements and the education of landowners on conservation and stewardship options, and the potential benefits thereof.
Painted Desert Demonstration Project, dba The STAR School
Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture's Youth in Sustainability Leadership Project.
Northern Plains Resource Council 2,000 Educational outreach efforts to distribute factual information on resource use to residents of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
Taos Community Foundation
Installation of an expanded solar thermal system in order to meet the heating requirements of Red Willow Center's biomass district heating system and continue to enhance Taos Pueblo youth's education on sustainability.
Sustainable Berea
Supporting the continued development of a sustainable community by contributing toward a paid staff member.
Western Lands Project
Research, educational outreach and advocacy to keep public lands public.

Total Grants: $170,700

Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture

Orchard Restoration Project
Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture

Orchard Restoration Project
Equine Spirit Sanctuary

Equine Spirit Sanctuary
Horses Helping Kids program

"We appreciate the support of the Quail Roost Foundation in assisting with the mission of Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture to strengthen food security by supporting traditional farming as well as establishing sustainable models of community food systems in order to create a healthier future for the current and next generations."
Lilian Hill-Project Director, Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture.

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