Grant History

Enchanted Life Foundation


​​​September 2021 - August 2022 Awards

 

​$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 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 $1,000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music

$10,000 to Play Sharity Children's Museum and Toy Lending Library, Deming, NM for outdoor Music For All equipment

$3,000 to New Mexico State University Foundation, Las Cruces, NM for Doña Ana Community College Scholarships

 

 

September 2020 - August 2021 Awards
 

$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 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 $1,000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music

$5,000 to Jardin de los Ninos, Las Cruces, NM for sanitizing equipment and supplies

$5,000 to La Semilla Food Center, Anthony, NM in support of educational and farming services

$3,000 to El Caldito, Las Cruces, NM for office upgrade

​$10,521 to Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Erie, PA for Monastery courtyard safety

$10,000 to Casa de Peregrinos, Las Cruces, NM for a Propane powered forklift

 

 

September 2019 - August 2020 Awards

 

$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 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 $1,000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music

$13,153 to El Caldito Soup Kitchen, Las Cruces, NM, Aging Equipment, Walk-in Freezer

$4,956 to Asombro Institute for Science Education, Las Cruces, NM, Large Format Printer to increase science literacy for K-5 students

$4,000 to Casa de Peregrinos, Las Cruces, NM for Healthy Snacks Project

$4,000 to Literacy Link Leamos, Silver City, NM for Tutoring for Adults and Children

​$3,000 to El Caldito Soup Kitchen, Las Cruces, NM, COVID-19 Emergency Funding

​$3,000 to The Wellness Coalition, Lordsburg, NM, COVID-19 Emergency Funding

 

 

September 2018 - August 2019 Awards

 

$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 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 $1,000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music.

$5,000 to Literacy Link Leamos, Silver City, NM, for support of the "Let's Read" and "Literacy Unbound" programs.

$5,000 to La Semilla Food Center, Anthony, NM, for an Outdoor Classroom

$3,408 to Casa de Peregrinos, Las Cruces, NM, for Computer System upgrades for Mobile Pantries and Management Staff

$5,500 to The Community Foundation of Southern NM, Las Cruces, NM,  in support of its Youth Philanthropy Program

$6,500 to The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill for Chapel Restoration

$10,000 to Casa de Peregrinos, Las Cruces, NM,  for Mobile Food Pantries for College Students

 

 

September 2017 - August 2018 Awards

 

 

$5,000 to Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico, Las Cruces NM, to support homeless high school students.

$5,000 to Marion Woods, an adult home for senior members of religious congregations, Hartsdale, NY, to replace ceramic tiles in chapel

​​$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 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 $1,000 for a non-freshman studying sacred music.

$10,000 to The Wellness Coalition, Lordsburg, NM for a Forklift and Walk-In Cooler

$3,000 to Jardin de los Ninos, Las Cruces, NM for a Food Basket Program

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

 

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 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 $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 equipped 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."
$2,500 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."
$5,000 in support of St. Vincent de Paul Society of the Pecos Valley, Inc., grant award titled "Emergency Assistance."
$4,000 to support the El Caldito "Soup Kitchen," Las Cruces, NM.

September 2011 Award Cycle

$5,000 to Immaculate Conception mission's grant request "Adult Education and Formation" dated May 31, 2011, Berino, NM.
$6,000 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.
$4,000 to Religious of the Assumption Sisters for Casa Maria Eugenia College Book Swap and the Desert Aire Youth Programs, Chaparral, NM.
$1,750 to Sunturians, Inc., to provide college transportation scholarships to college students from the Las Cruces area.