Community of Philantropy

Since 2013, the Paso del Norte Community Foundation has welcomed more than 200 funds to our Community of Philanthropy from larger nonprofit organizations and foundations such as the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, EPISD Education Foundation, El Paso Pro Musica Foundation, and Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso Foundation to funds established to support scholarships, health, and community initiatives. PDNCF is proud to serve as an effective vehicle for donors to support our region's nonprofit organizations and charitable causes while establishing their legacy of giving for the future.


Established in 2013 as a 501 (c)(3) public charity, the Paso del Norte Community Foundation supports the philanthropic goals of individuals, families, corporations, foundations and nonprofit organizations to improve education, health, social services, economic development, and quality of life in the Paso del Norte region.


To ensure that the residents of our binational, tri-state region have the knowledge, resources, support, and environment to live happy, healthy and productive lives.



We will serve, guide, convene, empower and support people, projects and organizations.


We will partner with community stakeholders in the spirit (recognizing) that we accomplish more together.


We will be honest and ethical always setting a positive example.


We will recognize, value, respect and engage different viewpoints, backgrounds and life experiences.


We will strategically, efficiently, effectively and transparently manage the financial resources entrusted to our care.

Structured for Increased Community Giving

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and its sister organizations, Paso del Norte Community Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte in Ciudad Juárez, help bring together our region’s growing community of philanthropy. Our shared purpose: to grow, invest and leverage the philanthropic resources entrusted to our care to improve health, education, social services, economic development, and quality of life through active. partnerships.