Financial Information

Total Assets: $38,768,358

Total Giving: $2,763,326

Area of Service:

New Mexico

Areas of Interest:

Not Available




The following grants were reported in 2007:
$142,857 to Centenary College Of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA. For The Moore Student Center, payable over 1 year.
$128,000 to Rio Grande School, Santa Fe, NM. For Operational funding program, payable over 1 year.
$125,000 to St Vincent Hospital Foundation, Santa Fe, NM. For Expansion program, payable over 1 year.
$120,000 to Cancer Services Of Greater Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA. For Prescription assistance nutritional program, payable over 1 year.
$55,000 to Shreveport Bosier Community Renewal, Shreveport, LA. For The Shreveport Plan funding project, payable over 1 year.
$50,000 to Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Denver, CO. for Operational funding program, payable over 1 year.
$50,000 to Santa Fe Mountain Center, Tesuque, NM. For Healing Haven Project, payable over 1 year.
$30,000 to St Elizabeth Shelter, Santa FE, NM. For Year round overflow shelter program, payable over 1 year.


Giving primarily in LA; some giving in NM.
No support for animal experimentation.
No grants to individuals, or for building funds, sponsorships for special events, endowment funds, medical research, or scholarships; no loans.


Focus on the following areas: 1) Social service and humanitarian needs including, but not limited to, violence in the streets, domestic violence, child abuse, specific public health issues such as alcohol and drug abuse, homelessness, and problems of the elderly; 2) Environment – consideration given to programs in research, education, and action to conserve and protect the environment for the well-being and safety of plants, animals, and human beings; and 3) Education – focus on new, innovative, creative, practical programs to address students’ and society’s needs today, and which recognize our changing sociological structure and concerns.


Type of Grantmaker: Independent foundation
Incorporated in 1959 in LA.

Quick Facts Sheet

Located in:

Santa Fe,

New Mexico

United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: (505) 986-0208

Email: [email protected]

511 Armijo St., Ste. A
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2899

See foundation Web site for application guidelines and procedures. Faxed submissions are not accepted. Application form not required. Applicants should submit the following:
Timetable for implementation and evaluation of project
Signature and title of chief executive officer
Qualifications of key personnel
Statement of problem project will address
Name, address and phone number of organization
Copy of IRS Determination Letter
Brief history of organization and description of its mission
Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
How project’s results will be evaluated or measured
Descriptive literature about organization
Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
Plans for cooperation with other organizations, if any
Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Listing of additional sources and amount of support
Additional materials/documentation
Initial approach: 1-page letter; full proposal at foundation’s request
Copies of proposal: 5
Board meeting date(s): Mar. and Sept.
Deadline(s): Dec. 1, for consideration at Mar. meeting, and June 1, for consideration at Sept. meeting

Donors & Leadership

Virginia C. Frost

Officers and Directors:
Mary Amelia Whited-Howell, President
Philip B. Howell, Executive Vice President
Taylor Frost Moore, Secretary-Treasurer
Edwin Frost Whited, President Emeritus
Ann Rogers Gerber
John A. LeVan