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Thank you for your interest in supporting our work and becoming part of what we do.

Commonweal Conservancy is a nonprofit, conservation-based, community-development organization dedicated to forging deep and sustaining relationships among people, land, and the built environment. 

Your gift is critical to the sustained success of Commonweal and our work in the Galisteo Basin Preserve. Your contribution makes you a partner and a beneficiary. Contributions from foundations, corporations, and individuals help fund our ambitious conservation, stewardship, and community-building activities. In addition to supporting some of the most cutting-edge conservation and community planning work in the country, your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law. Your gift will be put to good use in helping us:

  • Protect precious open space with conservation easements 
  • Create opportunities for stewardship, including trails building/maintenance, arroyo and grasslands restoration, community agriculture, wildlife habitat improvement, astronomy/night-skies education, and community outreach.

If you would like to direct your gift to Friends of the Preserve community stewardship program, your contribution will help fund stewardship and land restoration work in the Galisteo Basin Preserve, care for the public open space, and maintain the Preserve's hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Click here to learn more about the Friends of the Preserve; you can designate this program as the recipient of your gift when you make a donation.

Your donation comes at a time of great challenge and opportunity.
Despite the economic recession of the past several years, Commonweal Conservancy is becoming more effective, our partnerships with other non-profit organizations are becoming stronger, and our work is being recognized by a growing community conservation and community development leaders around the country. 

You can make your donation right now by:

  1. Clicking here to donate online
  2. downloading the Contribution sheet (PDF 590K) and mailing it with a check or money order to:

Commonweal Conservancy
Attn: Kate Drahn
369 Montezuma Ave #495
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

We'll send you a thank-you note and, if you donate $50 or more, we’ll also send you a GBP sticker!

THANK YOU for being part of our growing community and for helping us to realize our vision for community-serving conservation.

 If you have questions about the donation process, please email Kate Drahn at To learn more about Commonweal, please visit



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