Why It Matters

Empowering new conservationists and community youth with knowledge, healthy and mind-expanding experiences, and tools to become contributors and stewards in their own communities and beyond is critical to our collective future. The Moore Charitable Foundation partners with nonprofits working hard everyday to protect, inspire, and create opportunities for people in the places we love. 

Impact Stories

Providing Early Childhood Education to Taos

Twirl, A Play and Discovery Place provides 25,000 children and their families with a free community hub, exposing kids to high-quality learning tools and fostering early childhood development through events and classes.

Creating Conservation-Based Employment in Northern New Mexico

Addressing barriers to employment among New Mexico’s youth, Rocky Mountain Youth Corps was established in 1995 to provide seasonal, conservation-based employment opportunities for at-risk youth.

Encouraging Local Environmental Stewardship in Panama

Implemented by Panama Audubon Society, the Aulas Verdes "Green Classrooms" program provides environmental programming to schools in underserved and vulnerable communities across Panama.

Outdoor Education in the San Luis Valley

The Rio Grande Watershed Conservation & Education Initiative provides dynamic conservation education for K-12 students in all 14 school districts of the San Luis Valley through collaborations and experiences that enhance understanding of working landscapes and natural resource stewardship.

Providing Enriching and Inclusive After School Programming

The Boys Club of New York seeks to fulfill its mission to empower boys and young men by providing effective programs and a supportive community with over 40 engaging programs – from aquatics to college access to life skills.