Showing Local Support: Louis Bacon’s Trinchera Blanca Foundation Partners with San Luis Valley Conservation and Community Organizations

Posted January 25, 2017

Fort Garland, Colo.The Trinchera Blanca Foundation, the local affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, provided more than $300,000 in 2016 to support community and conservation organizations in Colorado, the majority of which was allocated to groups in the San Luis Valley. The Foundation’s support, critically informed by longtime Trinchera Blanca Ranch leadership, Ty and Alicia Ryland, helped organizations continue to provide critical services, support local communities, enact meaningful conservation projects and protect important natural resources.

Boys and Girls Club of the San Luis Valley camping trip 2016
Boys and Girls Club of the San Luis Valley camping trip 2016

“The San Luis Valley, with its unique culture and geography is like nowhere else in the world. We are proud to support these organizations that work tirelessly to protect and benefit the people, land, water and wildlife of the San Luis Valley,” said Ann Colley, Executive Director and Vice President of The Moore Charitable Foundation and its affiliates, including The Trinchera Blanca Foundation. “We are honored to partner with these organizations and look forward to celebrating their many successes ahead.”

Conejos Clean Water 2016 rafting trip on the Rio Grande
Conejos Clean Water 2016 rafting trip on the Rio Grande

The Trinchera Blanca Foundation 2016 Partners include:
Adams State University
Aspen Valley Land Trust
Boys and Girls Club of the San Luis Valley
Centennial School District
Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust
Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts
Colorado College State of the Rockies
Colorado Open Lands
Conejos Clean Water
Conservation Colorado
Costilla County Prevention Partners
Costilla County Senior Citizens Club
Food Bank of the San Luis Valley
Fort Garland Museum (History Colorado)
Fort Garland Revitalization Committee
La Puente Home
Living Rivers – Colorado Riverkeeper
Mariachi San Luis
Palmer Land Trust
Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust
Rio Grande Watershed and Conservation Education Initiative
San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council
San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair
Save the Colorado
Sierra Grande School District
Tu Casa Inc.
Ventero Open Press Fine Art
Western Landowners Alliance
Wilderness Workshop

About The Trinchera Blanca Foundation
The Trinchera Blanca Foundation, the Colorado affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, supports organizations committed to protecting land, water and wildlife habitat in Colorado’s San Luis Valley. The Trinchera Blanca Foundation also supports community programs dedicated to improving quality of life in the surrounding region.