You have many options when it comes to your charitable giving.

Current & Planned Gifts 

The Foundation accepts gifts and pledges of current assets and planned gifts. You may establish a Named Fund with gifts or pledges of $5,000 or more over a five-year period. You may designate your gift to the fund of your choice. Gifts and pledges include: 

  • Bequests  
  • Appreciated Securities 
  • Real property 
  • Life insurance 
  • Retirement Plans 
  • Charitable Remander Trusts 

Memorials & Gifts

The Paso del Norte Community Foundation accepts contributions in honor and memory of family and friends.

  • Designated memorial funds are used as you would like them to be.
  • Undesignated honorary/memorial gifts will be placed in the Foundation’s General Memorial Fund. 
  • The Foundation sends you a thank you/tax letter and letter of acknowledgement to the family/friend that a gift has been made. 

Other Ways to Give: 

  • Cash 
  • Bequest 
  • Real Estate 
  • Oil, Gas Mineral Interests 
  • Tangible Personal Property 
  • Closely-Held Business Interests 
  • Life Insurance Policy 
  • Retirement Plan Benefits 
  • Charitable Gift Annuity 
  • Charitable Lead Trust 
  • Charitable Remainder Trust  


Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Foundation, all gifts shall be classified as unrestricted.