RIO RANCHO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

c/o Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
4001 Southern Blvd., SE, Ste. B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2069

Email: rrcf@rrrcc.org | Telephone: (505) 892-1533 | Fax: (505) 892-6157

2016 Recipients

Abrazos Family Support Services
ARCA
Birthright of Rio Rancho
Boys & Girls Club of Central New Mexico
Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Multicutural Council
Galloping Grace Youth Ranch
Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails
Haven House Inc.
LifeROOTS Inc.
ReadWest Inc.
Rio Rancho Kiwanis Foundation Stay in School & Graduate
Rio Rancho Rotary Sunrise Foundation
Sandoval County CASA Inc.
St. Felix Pantry Inc.


WELCOME


The Rio Rancho Community Foundation is a primary source for philanthropy within Sandoval County.  We connect people, non-profits and resources to benefit all within the Region. We work with non-profits and philanthropists to raise money so that organizations have the resources to make an impact in our community.

Founded in 2007, the Rio Rancho Community Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 with a mission to promote charitable activities and excellence in community affairs within the City of Rio Rancho, communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside.

The Rio Rancho Community Foundation receives funding through several sources including endowments, bequests, donations, memorials and it signature annual fundraising events, “The Mayors’ Gala”. The Foundation administers grants to nonprofit (501c3) organizations on an annual basis.


GIVE


The Foundation has raised money to support a wide range of organizations develop to deliver a personal approach to charitable giving. Our largest fundraiser of the year is the Mayors Gala which is held annually in November, and we gladly accept donations throughout the year at the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce Location.  Whether you’re an aspiring new donor, a philanthropist, or would like to amplify your effectiveness in giving, you can help us develop a giving strategy benefiting a wide range of organizations.


RECEIVE


Annually we make investments in the well-being of the community that is centered on Health and Human Services, Our efforts are to support, strengthen and develop a Region of well-being within the Sandoval County. The program delivers support through a combination of competitive grants and multi-year initiatives.

Grants for 2016 have been made.

Please note that the priority focus of grants for the 2016 cycle is:
YOUTH & CHILDREN’S HEALTH & WELL-BEING: Physical/Dental/Vision/Nutrition/Mental

Mayors Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2016 held at the Club Rio Rancho.

Grant recipients for 2016 will be asked to attend.
Sponsor for a seat or table to attend is highly recommended and helping with procuring auction items.
The Mayors Gala is the major fundraiser for the RRCF and grants monies distributed each year.

Questions please call 999-1835 or ssheridan@rrrcc.org

Mission of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation

The mission of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation is to promote charitable activities and excellence in community affairs within the City of Rio Rancho and the surrounding communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside.  The Foundation is not organized to promote the educational activities of the Rio Rancho Public Schools or in any way promote fundraising for the Rio Rancho Public Schools.

The Purpose of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation

Additionally, the Foundation’s purpose is to receive and maintain a fund or funds, subject to the limitations and restrictions hereinafter set forth, for use and application to the promotion and success of the City of Rio Rancho and the surrounding communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside.

FOUNDATION PROGRAMS

MEMORIAL FOR FALLEN POLICE OFFICERS

Donations are accepted for the Memorial for Fallen Police Officers at the Rio Rancho Community Foundation.

Checks must be made payable to the Rio Rancho Community Foundation along with a notation that it is for the Memorial for Fallen Police Officers.

Funding helps provide building and maintenance of the memorial located in the Rio Rancho Veterans memorial next door to the Esther Bone Library in Pinetree Road. Dedication of Memorial was held on May 27, 2016.
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The Foundation office is located in the New Mexico Bank & Trust Building
Hours are Mon – Fri 9 am – 4 pm closed for lunch 12:30 to 1:30 pm.

Mail checks to:
Rio Rancho Community Foundation
4001 Southern Blvd SE Ste B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

If you have questions please call 892-1533 or email: ssheridan@rrrcc.org

Rio Rancho Public Schools Teacher of the Month Recognition Program 

SEE SCHOOL RECOGNITION

   

Rio Rancho Public Schools, the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the law firm of Sanchez & Pinon are excited to open up submissions for our new “Teacher of the Month” Program! Each month we will accept nominations for specific Elementary and Secondary School Teachers of the Month.

We will select a Teacher of the Month from each school. This program runs December-May, culminating in a banquet, where we will name our Teacher of the Year.

Note: We cut off nominations on the 20th each month.

Rio Rancho Regional
Chamber of Commerce

4001 Southern Blvd. SE, Ste. B
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2069
Voice: (505) 892-1533    Fax: (505) 892-6157
Email: RioChamber@rrrcc.org