Past Grantees

Since creating the Solar Initiative in 2017, and through the end of 2021, Remy’s Good Day Fund has invested approximately $500,000.00 in 32 solar-related projects, with a grant average of $14,000.00.

They are :

  • Casa Milagro in collaboration with New Energy Economy: Solarization of main building for residential program supporting formerly homeless people.

  • Covenant Pathways Spirit Farm: Installation of solar energy for water pump to irrigate gardens and attachment of  solar unit to cart to pump rainwater.

  • Energy Sovereignty Institute: (1) Stakeholder meeting, (2) Video production promoting solar energy.

  • Gallup Solar: Five grants supporting five annual classes for Navajos living off-the-grid in the Gallup area, to learn about solar systems, their installation and maintenance on their homes and those of family.

  • Jemez Pueblo Tribal Network: (1) Solar equipment purchase and installation to support three new tower access points for connectivity throughout village, (2) Purchase solar materials, installation for two new tower access points for Pueblo members living off, but adjacent to the Pueblo.

  • Microgrid Systems Laboratory: (1) Creation of web-based Clearinghouse and Public Information Resource, (2) Support for Rochester Institute of Technology PhD candidate's research 

  • Northern New Mexico College: 10 Scholarships for students enrolled in alternative energy, solar classes.

  • Pueblo Adobe Solar Initiative in partnership with Attach Your Heart Foundation: (1) Scholarship, (2) Research to build two Tiny Learning Centers on Pueblos of Jemez and Taos.

  • Pueblo of Cochiti in collaboration with New Energy Economy: (1) Solarization of Hahn (community) Center, (2) Solarization of Keres Children’s Learning Center. Solarization delayed due to COVID.

  • Pueblo of Laguna: (1) Assessment of power needs and determination which of six villages was appropriate for solarization (2) Matching funds for solarizing four recently-constructed community centers.

  • Pueblo of Nambe in collaboration with Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative: Installation of PV-on-a-Pole at two residences.

  • Pueblo of Nambe Tewa Roots Society: "Resilience, Empowerment, through Sustainability” youth leadership project teaching the benefits of solar for energy sovereignty.

  • Pueblo of Zuni in collaboration with Biotecture Planet Earth: Solarization of earthship to serve as a veterinary clinic.  Delays caused by COVID.

  • Ribera Community Cultural Center: Solarization of a re-purposed school building serving as a community center.

  • San Miguel Chapel: (1) Preliminary drawings and assessment for solar need, (2) Solarization of Chapel.

  • Taos Education Collaborative: Funds to augment shortfall in electric bills to support connectivity to low- income households.

  • Taos Land Trust: Solarization of two greenhouses producing food for the Greater Taos Community.

  • True Kids 1: Support for youth classes communicating solar message to the Taos Community.

  • UNM-Taos: Scholarships and three classes to teach the value of solar energy, workforce certification.

  • Village of Santa Clara in collaboration with New Energy Economy: Solarization of Senior Center.

Solar PV on a Pole Nambe Pueblo NM
Mobile Solar at UNM Taos