About Us:

Donors and Funding

The Sky Center of New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project strives to provide services at no cost to our clients and to make our services easily accessible to all who need them. 

We rely entirely on grants, individual donations, civic and faith groups, foundations and in-kind support so that both clients and staff can focus on the work at hand.

We are so grateful for the many donors listed below that make our services possible to the community. If you care about our mission, if your own life has been touched by suicide, depression, or related issues, or you want to be part of the collective invitation to offer hope, resiliency, and wellness to others- please send in your donation today and join our circle of care.

The Sky Center would like to give special thanks to the Edwards Wyatt Foundation for their generous donation that supported the development and creation of our new website. We would also like to give recognition to Joshua Sallach and Dickon Kent from Dsire Digital Design and Website Development for their work and support with designing and implementing our new website.

The Santa Fe Public School District has been a significant partner, providing facility space for our programs since 2009.

  • 100 Women Who Care
  • All Together New Mexico Fund
  • Buckaroo Ball Foundation
  • CKD Inc. DBA El Toro Landscaping
  • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation Fund, SFCF
  • CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, Community Benefit Fund
  • The Church of the Holy Faith
  • City of Santa Fe, Children and Youth Commission
  • Community Health Funders Alliance
  • Con Alma Health Foundation, Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group
  • Con Alma Health Foundation, COVID-19 Relief-RWJF Grant 2020
  • Costco United Way Campaign
  • Cupcake Clothing
  • Devine Insurance Solutions/Allstate Insurance
  • El Paso Electric Company
  • The Episcopal Church of the Holy Mount
  • The Edwards Wyatt Foundation
  • Envision Fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation
  • Fidel Lee Gutierrez Lifetime Fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Front Porch Summer Series
  • The Frost Foundation
  • Garfield Street Foundation
  • The Grand Prix de Santa Fe
  • Granny Fund at the Boulder Community Foundation
  • Hanuman Foundation
  • Harley Owners Group
  • Hegardt Foundation
  • Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder
  • Individual donors
  • J P Morgan
  • The James N. Cost Foundation
  • James L. Lawrence Revocable Trust
  • Lineberry Foundation
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation
  • McCune Charitable Foundation
  • Nancy Ann Mellen Foundation
  • Moving Through, LLC
  • New Mexico Department of Health, Office of School and Adolescent Health
  • Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Valle de Pojoaque
  • Paseo Pottery
  • Primo Signs
  • Ranch House Restaurant
  • Rassmuson Design
  • Rodger Jordan Advised Fund of RSF Social Finance
  • Rotary Club of Santa Fe Foundation
  • St. Bede’s Episcopal Church
  • San Isidro-San Jose
  • Santa Fe Association of Realtors
  • Santa Fe Collective
  • Santa Fe Community Foundation Community Grants
  • Santa Fe Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund
  • Santa Fe Community Foundation Giving Together Program
  • Santa Fe Community Foundation Donor-Advised Funds
  • Cabin Fund, SFCF
  • Castagnola Family Fund, SFCF
  • Chamisa Fund, SFCF
  • Edward John Noble Foundation for Jordan and David Smith Fund, SFCF
  • Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund, SFCF
  • Jordan and David Smith Fund, SFCF
  • New Cycle Foundation Fund, SFCF
  • Rev. Moses J. Silverman Memorial Fund, SFCF
  • Wallen-Eloisa Family Fund, SFCF
  • Santa Fe County Community Services Department
  • Santa Fe Hestia Fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation
  • Santa Fe Gateway Alliance
  • The Sky Center/NMSIP Board of Directors
  • Stanlic Foundation, a UBS Donor Advised Fund
  • Steele Family Foundation
  • Still Point Fund
  • Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen
  • Target Corporation 
  • The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health
  • Thornburg Foundation
  • Thornburg Investment Management
  • R.A. Stranahan, Jr. Charitable Advised Fund at the Toledo Community Foundation Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Weissberg Foundation
  • Woods Design Builders
  • Your Cause, LLC

Suicide Statistics

The Need for Suicide Prevention and Intervention Services

  • Nationally among children aged 10 to 14, death by suicide is now more common than death from traffic accidents (National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2015).
  • New Mexico ranks FIRST in the nation for youth suicide ages 15-19. (CDC Wonder, 2017)
  • 40% of Santa Fe County high school students felt persistent sadness or hopelessness; 17% seriously considered suicide; and almost 10% attempted suicide in the past twelve months (NM Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey 2017).
  • 40% of LGBTQ youth (including more than half of transgender and non-binary youth) report seriously considering suicide in the past 12 months (National Survey on LGBTQ Mental Health, Trevor Project, 2019).

These statistics do not reveal the true extent of the problem: the devastating loss of promise and hopefulness in a young life that is impossible to quantify. Unfortunately, suicide is a largely ignored issue until it is brought to the forefront by the incomprehensible death of a child.

If you or someone you know needs help, call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

You can also text HELP to 741-741 for free, 24-hour support from the Crisis Text Line.

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