Grant History

Enchanted Life Foundation

September 2016 - August 2017 Awards


$5,000 to the Las Cruces Public School Foundation, for Innovative Teacher Grants

$5,000 to Children's Reading Alliance, Las Cruces NM for First Teacher Challenge Grant

$10,000 to Casa de Peregrinos, Las Cruces NM for Senior Mobile Food Pantry

$1,600 to Literacy Link Leamos, Silver City NM for tutoring and class materials

$10,000 to NMSU Foundation Memorial Middle School, Las Vegas NM, Agricultural Lab, phase II

$5,935 to La Semilla Food Center, Anthony NM, Post-Harvest Wash & Pack Facility

$10,000 to Seton Hill University to provide $5,000 Enchanted Life Foundation Scholarships in Honor of Norma Lutz Spina '50 to 2 full-time undergraduate students whose parents have not complete an academic course of study beyond high school.
$2,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $1,000 scholarship for a non-freshman in the major of Pastoral Ministries and $1,000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music.



September 2015 - August 2016 Awards


​$10,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $5,000 Enchanted Life Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Norma Lutz Spina '50 to 2 full-time undergraduate students whose parents have not completed an academic course of study beyond high school.
$2,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $1000 scholarship for a non-freshman in the major of Pastoral Ministries and a $1000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music.

$10,000 to NMSU Foundation Memorial Middle School, Las Vegas NM, Agricultural Lab, phase I

$2,500 to Artesia Literacy Council, Artesia NM

$2,750 to Holy Cross Retreat Center, Mesilla Park, NM to support spiritual and professional development



September 2014 - August 2015 Awards


$5,500 to San Patricio Retreat Center, San Patricio NM matching grant to provide AC and heating units

$10,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $5,000 Enchanted Life Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Norma Lutz Spina '50 to 2 full-time undergraduate students whose parents have not completed an academic course of study beyond high school.
$2,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $1000 scholarship for a non-freshman in the major of Pastoral Ministries and a $1000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music.

$4,000 to Sisters of Saint Francis, Syracuse NY to provide equipment for "sister's safety program"

​$2,500 to Sisters of Saint Joseph, Brentwood NY to provide vocation education

$1,750 to Dona Ana Community College to support scholarships

$1,750 to Carlsbad Community College to support scholarships

$5,000 to Carlsbad Literacy Program a grant to provide Rosetta Stone Licenses

$4,000 to Casa de Peregrinos for emergency food purchases


September 2013 Award Cycle

$15,000 to Sisters of Charity of Seton HIll, Greensburg, PA, matching fund grant to support the purchase of a handicap equipped van for Caritas.
$15,000 Seton Hill University to provide a $5,000 Enchanted Life Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Norma Lutz Spina '50 to 3 full-time undergraduate students whose parents have not completed an academic course of study beyond high school.
$2,000 Seton Hill University to provide a $1000 scholarship for a non-freshman in the major of Pastoral Ministries and a $1000 for a non-freshman studying Sacred Music.
$5,500 to San Jose, La Mesa, NM for catechists' education.
$8,360 to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces, Las Cruces, NM for parish pastoral council training.

January 2013 Award Cycle

$10,000 to St. Joseph's Parish, Lordsburg, NM for Parish Hall Renovation.
$1,750 to Dona Ana Community College, Las Cruces, NM to provide scholarships for those with severe financial need.
$1,750 to Carlsbad Community College, Carlsbad, NM to provide scholarships for those with severe financial need.
$4,000 to San Patricio Retreat Center, San Patricio, NM to provide for Education of the Laity and Basic Ministry Formation.
$3,000 to Literacy Link - Leamos, Silver City, NM to provide for the Grant County Detention Center Literacy Program.
$10,000 to Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, PA, matching fund grant to support the purchase of a handicap equiped van for Caritas.

September 2012 Award Cycle

$15,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $5,000 Enchanted Life Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Norma Lutz Spina '50 to 3 full-time undergraduate students whose parents have not completed an academic course of study beyond high school.
$2,000 to Seton Hill University to provide a $1,000 scholarship for a non-freshman in the major of Pastoral Ministries, and a $1,000 scholarship for a non-freshman studying Sacred Music.
$10,000 to Casa de Peregrinos Rural Food Pantry, Las Cruces, NM.
$8,147 to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces, Las Cruces, NM to provide for Parish Pastoral Council Training.

January 2012 Award Cycle

$7,000 to Jardin de los Ninos, Inc "For the Love of Reading - Children's and Parent's Literacy Project."
$2500 to support the "Attracting Retired Priests to the Diocese of Las Cruces."
$5,000 to Wings for L.I.F.E. for " Life Skills/Behavior Modification."
$5000 in support of St. Vincent de Paul Society of the Pecos Valley, Inc., grant award titled "Emergency Assistance."
$4000 to support the El Caldito "Soup Kitchen," Las Cruces, NM.

September 2011 Award Cycle

$5000 to Immaculate Conception mission's grant request "Adult Education and Formation" dated May 31, 2011, Berino, NM.
$6000 to Literacy Link - Leamos' for literacy services, Silver City, NM.
$10,000 to provide a $5,000 Enchanted Life Foundation to 2 full-time undergraduate students for the 2011/2012 academic year.
$4000 to Religious of the Assumption Sisters for Casa Maria Eugenia College Book Swap and the Desert Aire Youth Programs, Chaparral, NM.
$1750 to Sunturians, Inc., to provide college transportation scholarships to college students from the Las Cruces area.