Taos Ski Valley & Taos Ski Valley Foundation Report Generous Support Of Taos Community in 2023

Taos Ski Valley, Inc. and the Taos Ski Valley Foundation, today reported that the two organizations collectively contributed more than $500,000 in charitable and in-kind donations to the Taos and New Mexico community in 2023.

Working together, Taos Ski Valley and the Taos Ski Valley Foundation (TSVF), established by Louis Bacon after purchasing Taos Ski Valley, have a longstanding commitment to supporting the vibrant communities of Taos and New MexicoTaos Ski Valley and TSVF are dedicated to collaborating with local organizations to have positive impact in the region.

In 2023, Taos Ski Valley and the Taos Ski Valley Foundation supported a wide range of organizations, including but not limited to those managing educational initiatives, environmental conservation projects, food security causes, and outdoor equity projects. The diverse range of supported causes reflects a commitment to addressing various needs within the community. 

Projects included, but were not limited to, donations to:

  • The Nature Conservancy's Rio Grande Water Fund to accelerate landscape scale forest restoration to mitigate severe wildfire and protect water for one million people.
  • Taos Winter Sports Team to facilitate scholarships that increase access to snowsports for the Taos regional ski school programs.
  • Rocky Mountain Youth Corps for the El Salto forest restoration project.
  • Taos Supports Educators to provide teacher appreciation breakfasts biannually to 13 schools in Taos County.
  • Taos Land Trust for food security and the De la Tierra a la Cosecha collaborative to bolster local land and water conservation and economic development.
  • Shared Table to provide Thanksgiving meals for the third year; these meals went to homebound clients of Shared Table, Taos Elders and Neighbors Together (TENT) and TeamBuilders Behavioral Health.
  • Taos Coalition to End Homelessness to provide a clean, safe space and access to community resources for community members.

"We believe in the power of collaboration and the impact it can have on the community we call home. We are proud to play a role in initiatives that make a difference in the lives of our neighbors," said Dawn Boulware, VP of Environmental and Social Responsibility at Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

"We are proud to partner with Taos Ski Valley in support of the Taos community, and grateful to our partners in Northern New Mexico for their commitment to protection of the area's natural resources, dedication to essential and cultural services and providing local youth with forestry training and skill development," said Ann Colley, Director of the Taos Ski Valley Foundation.

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