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Commitment to Community

When you become a member of Sandia Area, you join an institution of people dedicated to caring for our neighbors and our environment. We're committed to making positive, measurable, and sustainable change in the areas we serve.

How Sandia Area Gives Back

Our giving aligns with our core organizational values. We strive to improve the well-being of our members, our community, and our environment. Our four focus areas include:

Community Outreach

Helping those in need within our community by ensuring people get what they need to grow and thrive. We target our support in:

  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Safety

Environment and Permaculture

Following the ethics of permaculture to improve the well-being of our members, community, and environment by supporting:

  • Conservation
  • Sustainability

Education and STEAM

New innovations lead to better communities and a stronger future. We support youth in our community to succeed today and lead tomorrow by supporting:

  • STEAM organizations
  • Early childhood literacy
  • Financial education

Military and Military Families

Sandia Area got its start on base in 1956. We support military and their families at Kirtland Air Force Base through programs like:

  • The Relocation and Transition Assistance programs
  • Hearts Apart
  • Quarterly and Annual Awards

Interested in partnering with Sandia Area?

Review our community support guidelines

Complete and submit a community commitment program application


Community Partners

Community Outreach 

The Storehouse of New MexicoSt. Elizabeth Shelters and Supportive HousingBarrett House Foundation

Adelante Development Center, Inc.US Marine Toys for Tots       

Environment and Permaculture

     Santa Fe Watershed AssociationArbor Day Foundation

Education and STEAM

STEM Santa FeLa Cueva High School RoboticsRio Rancho Youth Chorus

ReadWest Inc. Literacy VolunteersEldorado High School Sandia High School Baseball Team

Military and Military Families

           Team Kirtland Top III  Museum of the American Military FamilyKirtland Air Force Base

Chambers of Commerce

Sandia Area is proud to further support our community and local businesses by being members of:

African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of CommerceAlbuquerque Hispano Chamber of CommerceRio Rancho Regional Chamber of CommerceSanta Fe Chamber of Commerce

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