Community Programs

 

The Taos Rotary Club actively supports local programs and services including community grants to local non-profits.

 

Annual Scholarship Fund Awards 

 

Academic Scholarships benefit graduating high school seniors. Up to $1,000 per year for up to 4 years. Contact your Guidance Counselor for application in February.

Vocational Scholarships for individuals persuing technical or vocational programs.  Up to $1,000/year for up to 2 years.  Do not need to be a graduating senior. Contact Dean Caldwell drdean@caldwellu.com.

In 2019 $18,000 in Academic Scholarships and $2,000 in Vocational Scholarships were awarded to Taos County residents who are continuing their education.

 

Support of Literacy in Taos County 

Taos Milagro Rotary is committed to supporting improved literacy among children and youth in Taos County. This includes:

  • For the Love of Reading at Ranchos Elementary School - reading with all 1st graders and thirty 2nd/3rd graders.  This is our third year at Ranchos Elementary School.  We have book distributons throughout the year to all students. We currently have 34 volunteers in this reading program.
  • For the Love of Reading at Arroyos del Norte School - New Program - starting with a book distribution to all students in Nov. and planning on reading with students in January.
  • Providing dictionaries annually to every third grade child in Taos County
  • Little Free Libraries have been installed throughout the county for several years. Volunteers maintain these Little Free Libraries that benefit children and adults in our communities.

To help Taos Milagro Rotary give all children at Ranchos Elementary School a book for the holidays
https://support.firstbook.org/fundraiser/2188354
You can donate now through Oct 31, 2019.