The Paso del Norte Community Foundation is a trusted partner for your charitable giving and a growing community of philanthropy. We work with individuals, families, corporations, foundations and nonprofit organizations to improve health, education, social services, economic development and quality of life in our binational, tri-state region.
Fortify the Heroes Fund
EPISD Cares Fund
SISD Cares Fund
Starting a fund means putting your dollars where they'll do the most good for the causes you're most passionate about, while securing a lasting legacy for generations to come.
Make a lasting impact by establishing a flexible and tax beneficial charitable giving fund in your name to support the charities of your choice.
Build a safety net for your nonprofit and encourage planned giving from your donors.
Work with community leaders and organizations for positive change highlights your company values in a way customers remember.
Have an idea that will benefit the region? Partner with the Foundation as a fiscal sponsor.
Help youth achieve their full potential - providing opportunity and access to higher education.
For families with an existing private foundation, see how a donor-advised fund or supporting organization can better leverage and maximize your charitable giving.
Honor or recognize a loved one by creating a charitable giving fund in their name that contributes to a cause they were passionate about.
El Paso Giving Day is an online charitable giving campaign designed to shine a light on the essential work of nonprofit organizations and ignite the spirit of giving in our community. Founded in 2016 by the Paso del Norte Community Foundation and partner organizations, El Paso Giving Day has raised nearly $4 million from thousands of donors for over 200 nonprofit organizations.
In 2020, more than 5,700 unique donors gave 7,619 gifts to 216 registered organizations. $1,915,572 was raised by October 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM, including $300,000 in matching funds and more than $31,000 in incentive prizes.
Sponsors and supporters of our 5th anniversary of El Paso Giving Day: Walmart, El Paso Electric, Diageo Americas, Inc./Glazer’s Beer and Beverage, United Healthcare, Lauterbach, Borschow & Co., Microsoft, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Southwest Land Development Services, Bank of America, The Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation, Hoy Family Auto, WestStar, the NMSU Arrowhead Center, Texas Gas Service, Pack & Ship Express, Trade Border Logistics, KempSmith Law and The Postal Solution. With the generous support from these sponsors, the Paso del Norte Community Foundation was able to provide more than $31,000 in incentive prizes.
The Paso del Norte Community Foundation does not profit from coordinating El Paso Giving Day and does not charge a fee to area nonprofit organizations for participation. The PDNCF invests more than $35,000 a year in in-kind support to cover the costs of coordinating, accounting, and administering El Paso Giving Day.
If you are a nonprofit organization interested in participating or a company interested in sponsorship or matching funds for EPGD 2020, please contact Development Coordinator, Casie Pedregon at 915-218-2644 or at email@example.com.
New Senior Accountant joins the Paso del Norte Community Foundation
Over 400 attendees and awesome sessions! Did you miss out? Register to view our recorded sessions!
More than $200,000 in scholarships awards for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students
We are honored to work with donors on both sides of the border to invest in nonprofit organizations and charitable causes and make a lasting impact for the future of our region.
Tracy J. Yellen
Chief Executive Officer