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Local Nonprofit Announces Fall Grant-Making Cycle

Local Nonprofit Announces Fall Grant-Making Cycle

Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 15, 2022 – The Del Norte LOV (Living Our Vision) Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization associated with Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), has announced the opening of its fall 2022 grant cycle. The Community Grant-Making program charitably contributes to organizations that support youth and families in New Mexico. The fall 2022 cycle of the Community Grant-Making program will evenly distribute a total of $12,500 among five recipients.

To be eligible for the fall 2022 grant cycle, applicants must:

  • be a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization or have an equivalent fiscal sponsor
  • align with the Del Norte LOV Foundation’s mission to improve lives of youth and families in New Mexico, and address the need for one or all of these impact focus areas: at-risk youth, community enrichment, education & STEM, and arts & culture
  • apply for programmatic funding, not for salary wages nor operational expenses
  • not be a recipient of the previous spring 2022 grant-making cycle nor a 2022 calendar-year sponsorship program recipient

From September 15 to October 15, 2022, nonprofit organizations and partners of the credit union are invited to submit an online application at Recipients of the fall grant-making cycle are scheduled to be announced in late 2022.

Further expanding upon the commitment to those in need in New Mexico, Del Norte LOV Foundation Director, Connie Tooker Nuñez explained, “We are excited to continue this impactful program. By investing in our community through these grants, we’re collectively living our vision of improving the lives of youth and families in New Mexico.”

About Del Norte LOV Foundation

The Del Norte LOV Foundation is a registered 501(c) 3 public charity nonprofit organization. The mission of the Del Norte LOV Foundation is to improve lives of youth and families in New Mexico through community support programs including DNCU employee giving, special fundraising, scholarships, sponsorships, grant-making, financial literacy and community engagement. More info available at

About Del Norte Credit Union

Chartered in 1954, Del Norte Credit Union is a not-for-profit credit union based in New Mexico with a mission of improving lives. DNCU offers a wide variety of products and services designed to help members achieve financial success. DNCU serves more than 60,000 members throughout New Mexico and the United States. More info available at


MEDIA CONTACT: Connie Tooker Nuñez | [email protected] | 505-455-5456