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Grants and Sponsorships

Triad National Security – the Laboratory's operator – provides local nonprofits with grants and sponsorships  that focus on economic diversity, K-12 STEM education, or community nonprofit support. Nonprofits can apply here.

September 23, 2019
Student with robot

A student from Piñon Elementary in Santa Fe works with her robot at the 2019 RoboRave Rally and Science Showdown held at Northern New Mexico College in Española. The Rally received support from Los Alamos National Laboratory.


  • Giving Campaigns & Volunteering
  • Joanna Gillespie
  • Community Partnerships Office
  • (505) 667-9716
  • Email

To support the range of community activity carried out by the Laboratory, Triad National Security – the Laboratory's operator – provides grants and sponsorships to local nonprofits in the following focus areas as part of its Community Commitment Plan:

  • Economic diversity
  • K-12 STEM education
  • Community nonprofit support

We welcome online applications throughout the year from eligible organizations, with applications reviewed in four groups after these deadlines:

  • January 10, 2020
  • March 15, 2020
  • June 15, 2020
  • August 7, 2020 

Please check the requirements below, and then follow the link to begin your application.

Eligible Organizations:

  • Are 501(c)(3) charitable organizations registered with the Registry of Charitable Organizations under the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General as required by the New Mexico Charitable Solicitations Act
  • Have a physical location, file all tax and state required documents, and perform the majority of its programs or events in one of the following seven counties of New Mexico: Los Alamos County, Mora County, Rio Arriba County, San Miguel County, Sandoval County, Santa Fe County, or Taos County.
  • Are able to provide supporting documents, as requested (ex. IRS Letter of Designation, W-9, List of Board Members, Financial Statements, completed 990)

Ineligible Organizations:

  • Individuals or fraternal, veteran, labor or athletic organizations serving a limited constituency
  • Churches [Foundation Status 170(b)(1)(A)(i)]
  • Political or lobbying organizations, or those supporting the candidacy of particular individuals
  • National or international organizations not meeting the criteria outlined above
  • Private foundations
  • Capital fund drives of colleges

Grantee Final Report

  • Grant recipients are required to submit a final report online describing the outcomes and impact of the project
  • Are expected to provide demographic information, if applicable
  • Will be asked to explain changes to use of funding
  • Some applicants will be required to participate in an Annual Program/Budget Accountability Review

Application Process

  • All applications for grants and sponsorships should be submitted using the online process.

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