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Stimulate

Your finacial support direclty stimulates growth and change throughout soutwestern New Nexico.

The foundation’s funds come from a variety of sources, including individuals, families, organizations, businesses, corporations, bequests and living trusts. Funds are invested in perpetuity and a portion of the investment earnings are then distributed according to the donors’ philanthropic wishes.

For its donors, the Grant County Community Foundation can ensure a philanthropic legacy that expresses their values and interests in perpetuity. The Grant County Community Foundation offers opportunities for local people who want to give back locally. The beauty of the foundation is that donors need not be wealthy to make a positive difference in the lives of people throughout the area. Through the establishment of permanent funds, donors can sustain local charitable organizations, provide scholarships to area students and fulfill wishes that are close to their hearts. Through the foundation’s planned giving programs, donors can honor loved ones or leave a legacy that benefits the community for generations to come. The Grant County Community Foundation can advise donors on how best to maximize contributions, no matter what size.



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Recipients of Our Grants

Striving to provide continuous 501c3 support throughout the southwestern New Mexico and the United States
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"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."
–Andrew Carnegie

Defenders of Wildlife
Donor Advised


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"Don’t just think, do."
–Horace

Gila Valley Library

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"Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."
–Robert Louis Stevenson

El Refugio

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"UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. "
–The Lorax / Dr. Seuss

Mimbres Culture Heritage Site




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"UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. "
–The Lorax / Dr. Seuss

NRDC
Donor Advised



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"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."
–Andrew Carnegie

Literacy Link - Lleamos

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"Most people are not satisfied with giving money; we also feel we need to work."
–Peter Drucker

Earth Justice
Donor Advised



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"The best philanthropy is constantly...a search for a cause, an attempt to cure evils at their source."
–John Rockefeller

The Jane Goodall Institute
Donor Advised



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"A man of humanity is one who...desiring attainment for himself, helps others to attain."
–Confucius

SPIN - Supporting People in Need




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"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve."
–Albert Schweitzer

Lotus Center





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"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve."
–Albert Schweitzer

Best Friends Animal Society
Donor Advised




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"Philanthropy, to me, is being engaged, not only with your resources but getting people and yourself really invoved and doing things that haven't been done before."
–Eli Broad

World Wildlife Fund
Donor Advised





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"It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us…. This is where our love for each other must start."
–Mother Teresa

The Humane Society of the United States
Donor Advised

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"A man of humanity is one who...desiring attainment for himself, helps others to attain."
–Confucius

The Sierra Club Foundation
Donor Advised


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"Philanthropy without scale and sustainability is like any othe bad business that will simply wither and die on the vine."
–Naveen Jain

NPCA
Donor Advised



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"Life’s persistent and most urgent question is “What are you doing for others?”
–Martin Luther King Jr.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA
Donor Advised



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"Remember, you don't live in a world all your own."
–Albert Schweitzer

Union of Concerned Scientists
Donor Advised


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"When wealth is centralized, the people are dispersed. When wealth is distributed, the people are brought together."
–Confucius

End of the Road Ranch
Donor Advised



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"What the poor need is not charity but capital, not caseworkers but co-workers. And what the rich need is a wise, honorable, and just way of divesting themselves of their overabundance."
–Millard and Linda Fuller

Virus Theater
Donor Advised




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"The most useful and influential people in America are those who take the deepest interest in institutions that exist for the purpose of making the world better."
–Booker T. Washington

Deming Silver Linings
Donor Advised




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"Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more."
–H. Jackson Brown Jr.

WNMU Cultural Affairs


Contact the Foundation
  • Mailing Address:
    Grant County Community Foundation
    PO Box 1767
    Silver City, NM 88062

  • Phone: 575-956-6095
Non-Profit Center
  • Hours:
    Monday: 8:30am to 5pm
    Tuesday: 8:30am to 2pm
    Wendesday: 10:00am to 3pm
    Thursday: 8:30 to 2pm
    Friday: Call

    These are guarenteed hours the office will be open.
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