Santa Fe

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 11:30 AM
Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
100 Sandoval Street
Santa Fe, NM  87501
United States
Oct 27, 2016
Nov 03, 2016
Dr. Cedric Page and McKenzie Allen
Race Relations in Santa Fe
Nov 10, 2016
Dr. Daniel Fine, NM Tech
World Oil Markets - Where they are headed, and Why
Nov 17, 2016

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Colors:  White or French Blue
We will be taking shirt orders prior to and during the next three Rotary meetings.
One order will be placed for all shirts paid for.
Goal is for the entire club to purchase a shirt.
We will designate one Rotary meeting as Rotary Shirt Day in which all Rotary members will wear their shirts and we plan to take a group photo.
The shirts are REALLY nice.



Rotary Club of Santa Fe

Chartered 1924
Foundation Grant Application
GRANT OBJECTIVE: Grants will be awarded to organizations located in the City of Santa Fe or surrounding areas with projects or programs that benefit Santa Fe youth and their families
Guidelines for submission of your Grant Application
(Application Deadline: 11/15/2016)
A. Your organization must be a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (with a minimum of 1 year as such), or
work with a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3), located in the City of Santa Fe or surrounding areas.
B. The project or program must meet the Grant Objective stated above. Applications must be for projects or programs; they may not be used for general operating expenses or regular staff salaries.
C. Proposals must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format, with all necessary attachments included, no later than the application deadline indicated above. Applications in other formats will not be considered.
D. Applications that are received after the deadline or that are incomplete will not be considered.
E. The anticipated financial range for grants is from $5,000 to $15,000. Outstanding applications requiring smaller grants may also be considered at the discretion of the grants committee.
F. All organizations must be in good standing with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office.
G. All applications should include the following:
  1. Your organization’s current fiscal year budget and its most recent Income and Expense Report and Balance Sheet, including your most recent fiscal year Audit Management Comments Letter or Accountant Management Comments Letter. Do not send the full audit unless requested to do so.
  2. Your most recent 990 tax form must be available for review – only if requested by the  Foundation Grants Committee
  3. Application must be signed by both your CEO/Executive Director and an officer of the board.
  4. Please identify each response by number on a separate page and keep word count maximums in mind.
H. Email your grant application with attachments to: rotarysfgrants@gmail.com
Revised 10/12/2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

      SEE THE FULL GRANT APPLICATION UNDER DOWNLOAD FILES ON THE HOME PAGE                                                                                                 


$300 raised for the Foundation                                    

Rotary Club of Santa Fe
Board Meeting Highlights
October 12, 2016
  • The Club finances are in good order with a balance of approximately $55K
  • Pat Mente gave a report on the STARS Club, which led to an interesting discussion about how the STARS Club fits into the Rotary Club of Santa Fe.  The most notable point is that STARS members are full members of the RCSF.
  • The medians project is more or less on hold waiting for the City of Santa Fe to fulfill the commitments it made at the last meeting.  Buddy Roybal will follow up with the City to try to get things moving.
  • The Capital High School Interact Club is working on its annual Thanksgiving Food Project.  They will be seeking donations from Rotary Club members.  Fred Schott is now the Club liaison while Victoria Bruneni is on a leave of absence.
  • The ramps project that was started last year is continuing with a new project to build a ramp for use by the Horses for Heroes organization.  The The total cost of the project will be about $2,000 plus sweat equity, with about half coming from a district grant and about half from the Club.
  • The Board approved some revised documents for proposed members.  These will be available shortly and should be used for any proposed members.
  • The Board approved the 2016 Pancakes Grant application.  Grants will range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $15,000.
The STARS satellite club still needs new members. They are meeting at Virginia Byrd's Wellness Works PT business.  The address is off Botulph at 404 Brunn School Road Suite D. This is also a great time if you need to makeup a meeting.  Please contact Pat Mente (pmente@gmail.com) or Lynn Schneider (lynnschneider@live.com) to ask about a membership application. Now is the time to get on the team. The STARS meet every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.
Speaking of STARS, member Lew Geer is quite an interesting guy - a man of many talents. Lew tells me we have some things in common. Both of us enjoy the ukulele ( I am learning to play) and both of us can yodel (for me it takes a bit of alcohol). Robin Oxley is my ukulele teacher but I know she never thought she would be working with such a slow learner. Another ukulele player is Bill Scruggs (also an interesting, mulit-talented guy). Bill, however is more like a professional Uke player. Maybe we can arrange a jam session and they will let me play with them. 
Virginia Byrd is playing in the Tennis National's this week in Surprise, Arizona. Virginia and her team are hoping to take home the prize for the over 55 age group. How did you sneak into that age group, you youngster? Good luck, my friend!
Bob Murray seems to be doing well now in rehab. It was a rocky road and he and Pat can still use those good thoughts and prayers. 
Halloween is just around the corner but John Adams is ready to go now. Can you guess who he is? A hint: his friend is going as Titania. Could not find the pictures of me as Titania. I played the queen of the fairies back in college at the University of Texas at Arlington. My costume had macramed leather wings and over the knees boots. Wow - such memories!
Ciao for now!  Remember send me pictures and information so we can have fun at your expensedevil!  Send to cheryl.mente@gmail.com.

Good News Basket 2016/17 Top 11
  1. Solace Crisis Treatment Center
  2. Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association
  3. Interact of Capital High School
  4. Sky Center/ New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project
  5. New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Horseback Riding
  6. La Familia Medical Center
  7. Santa Fe Watershed Association
  8. Sangre de Cristo Chorale Young Singers Program
  9. The Masters Program Charter School
  10. The Friendship Club
  11. Santa Fe Botanical Garden

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