SFCT E-Newsletter 05-21-2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05-21-2020

We are heading into Memorial Day weekend, which celebrates the men and women who died while serving our country.  This weekend, let’s also remember the over 96,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19, which feels like the fight of our lives right now.  I have never...
SFCT E-Newsletter 05/15/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05/15/2020

This was a tough week with the cancellations of the Santa Fe Opera, the Chamber Music Festival and the Bandstand—this, after all the major summer markets had already announced closures.  It really hit home this week that the City is going to be hammered financially,...
SFCT E-Newsletter 05/08/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05/08/2020

I decided to update my photo this week.  I am confronting my discomfort with wearing a face mask!  It made me furious the first time I put one on, and I also noticed how self-conscious I felt.  But going into a pandemic angry isn’t really the best prescription for a...
SFCT E-Newsletter 05/08/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05/01/2020

I think you are going to like the Banff film we chose for today’s email: The River’s Call.  It resonated with me when the narrator said that kayaking is “the art of being yourself in a crappy situation.”  We are pretty blessed because we don’t really have to...
SFCT E-Newsletter 04/24/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 04/24/2020

This week was my mom’s birthday, so it was bittersweet to celebrate without touching, while wearing masks to drop off cards and presents and then congregating as a family on the computer screen!  It made it easier knowing that every family and every person is going...
SFCT E-Newsletter 4/17/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 4/17/2020

Santa Fe continues to flatten the curve.  Good work everyone!  We’ve got to keep social distancing and stay at home for a while because the numbers continue to climb throughout our beloved New Mexico.  I am not sure about you, but I started feeling a bit down in...
SFCT E-Newsletter 4/8/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 4/8/2020

We just wanted to send out some love to all of you who are doing such a great job of social distancing and staying at home right now in support of our healthcare providers, health facilities and the most vulnerable among us. It is clear that this could go on for a...

CARES Act brings changes to charitable giving

As part of the CARES Act, changes to tax benefits were made to incentivize charitable giving. $300 Cash Contribution Deduction. Beginning in 2020 and each year thereafter (this is not limited to only 2020), individuals can take a $300 above-the-line deduction for cash...

SFCT Who We Are

Sarah Noss speaks to the Santa Fe Conservation Trust’s beginnings, and our current mission programs. Special thanks to Hutton Broadcasting.