We believe strategic giving is compassionate giving.

Santa Fe Hestia Fund considers proposals from a variety of organizations and allocates funds to a diverse range of programs that support our mission. Proposals must benefit MIDDLE SCHOOL students within the geographic boundaries of the Santa Fe Public Schools. Chosen grantees promote the “whole child” concept and add positively to middle school children’s life experience in the areas of academics, arts, sciences, athletics, health, and well-being. Funding applications are due on May 15th each year.

The 2021/2022 grant cycle is now closed. To learn more about getting funded visit GET FUNDED. The next grant cycle will open for applications in March 2021. 

For awarded Grantees CLICK HERE to download the Final Grant Report

Below is a list of Hestia Grantees from the past five years.

Advancement Via Individual Determination

Supporting academic excellence through critical thinking, literacy and math skills.


Inspiring creativity through public murals and camaraderie

Boys & Girls Club/SMART Girls Program

Inspiring and enabling youth to develop strong self-identity

Breakthrough Santa Fe

Empowerment of high potential lower income youth through college admission preparation. 

Collaborative Working Group

Aligning community strategies, actions, and resources to improve outcomes.

Communities in Schools

Empowering at-risk students to academic success.

Cooking with Kids

Empowering kids through healthy nutrition education. 

Earth Care

Empowering young people with community decision-making. 

First Serve-NM

Equipping students for social success through tennis and after-school academic studies.

First Tee

Building integrity through group participation in golf. 

Gerard’s House

Recapturing normalcy in trauma-victimized families. 

Girls, Inc

Empowering girls to make positive choices through mentorship. 

Mandela Mentorship Program

Unlocking inspiration through local mentoring.

Mariachi Conquistador

Creating positive self–image through expanding cultural awareness, instill pride and authenticity.

National Dance Institute

Building self-esteem through dance. 

Natural Helpers

Building self-worth for students at risk of suicide or harmful behavior .

New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering

Empowerment through awakening girls’ interest in STEM subjects.

Performance Santa Fe

Inspiring school music programs through mentoring. 

Planned Parenthood Middle School Girls Group

Empowering at-risk youth through counseling and learning opportunities.

Poets in the Schools

Building literacy skills through poetry. 

Reading Quest

A non profit organization that provides joyful, quality reading tutoring for striving readers; where learning to read becomes an exciting, magical adventure.


Empowering young people to combat physical abuse. 

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Inspiring students through botanical education.

Santa Fe Community Educators Network

Bringing a variety of scholars and professionals into the classroom to engage students in experiential learning opportunities.

Santa Fe Community Orchestra

Inspiring music students through mentorship. 

Santa Fe Girls School

Fostering intellectual, academic and social success in a girls-only environment.

Scrub Club

Developing critical thinking skills through science and math. 


Emboldening youth to address signs of sexual abuse.

Sostenuto Program/Performance Santa Fe

Inspiring school music programs through mentoring. 

Wings of America

Empowering Native youth to directly impact their younger peers.

Yoga In Schools

The Yoga in Schools (YiS) program has been empowering Santa Fe’s youth with yoga-inspired exercise for a lifetime of wellness since 2002.

Young Fathers of Santa Fe

Strengthening fathers and families through educational strategies.