SANTA FE, N.M. — The Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium, in partnership with New Mexico Community Foundation and Los Alamos National Security, has awarded a total of $70,000 in 2018 grants to five economic development nonprofits in the northern part of the state.
The recipients are:
• Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute, for professional development, including training in marketing and branding to farmers.
• Reunity Resources in Santa Fe, to hire more personnel to expand its farming operation at the former Santa Fe Community Farm site to support local anti-hunger efforts.
• Española Valley Fiber Arts Center, to improve classroom space and a dye kitchen to support continued growth.
• WESST operation in Santa Fe, to deliver support to artists from New Mexico’s Eight Northern Pueblos with assistance in packaging, pricing, promoting and selling artwork.