Foundation News


Posted: August 8, 2022

Thoma Foundation Support for Education and the Arts in Southern NM Starts with $600,000

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation, a private family foundation with offices in Santa Fe and Chicago, has made its first grants to support educational and arts nonprofit organizations in southern New ...

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Posted: July 18, 2022

Thoma Foundation Awards $145,000 to Scholars of the Art of the Spanish Americas

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation will award nearly $145,000 in fellowships and grants to support scholarship on the art of the Spanish Americas. This year, the Foundation is pleased to name ...

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Posted: June 23, 2022

NYU: Topics in Time-based Media Art Conservation, A Conversation with The Thoma Foundation Team

Perspectives from a Private Collection: How the Thoma Foundation Collects and Conserves Digital, Video and Media Art The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation, founded in 2014, confronts conservation and display challenges by ...

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Posted: June 23, 2022

CEN Announces ​​$1M Grant to Rural HOPE from Thoma Foundation

Collegiate Edu-Nation (CEN) is a network of high-performing rural school districts in Texas that focuses on heightened college and career aspirations through continuous educational attainment and industry-related certifications. The CEN P-20 System ...

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Posted: June 14, 2022

Spotlight on Loans and Collection-Related Grants

The Collections team and Grants team at the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation have been working together closely this year to better align our Loans and Grants programs. We are continuing to refine our applicant procedures and guidelines while streamlining interdepartmental coordination. We encourage prospective applicants to subscribe to our newsletter (in the footer of this page) and to check back frequently on our Loans page and our Collection-Related Grants site.  In the meantime, we are proud to announce several recent Collections-Related exhibition grants that feature Thoma Collection loans.

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Posted: June 1, 2022

Announcing 2022 Grants for New Mexico

      Announcing 2022 Grants for New Mexico   Santa Fe, New Mexico   June 1, 2020  The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation is proud to announce the outcomes of our 2022 ...

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Posted: June 1, 2022

Art Vault Opening Reception: June 3, 2022 at 5pm

    Opening Reception Friday, June 3 (5 – 7 pm) Free and open to all.  Looking for a virtual reality experience in Santa Fe?  The second exhibition presented at Art Vault, ...

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Posted: May 10, 2022

Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation Names First Director: Holly Harrison

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation announces the appointment of Holly Harrison as Director, the first executive leadership appointment in the history of the Foundation. Harrison’s appointment brings the Foundation’s work in ...

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Posted: April 6, 2022

Announcing the New Exhibition at Art Vault: All Art Is Virtual

  Exhibition: All Art Is Virtual Art Vault/Santa Fe, New Mexico May 24, 2022 – April 15, 2023 Quick Look • Curated exhibit on the topic of virtuality • 26 artworks in ...

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Posted: March 9, 2022

Meet the Team: Jennifer Golden

Tell us a little about yourself. What did you do before joining the Thoma Foundation team? I studied business management in college and from there jumped right in to real estate where I assisted clients ...

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