The Paso del Norte Community Foundation is one of hundreds of foundations across the country dedicated to responding to the needs of our local communities. Our mission is to support the philanthropic goals of individuals, families, corporations, foundations, and nonprofit organizations to improve education, health, social services, economic development and quality of life in our region.
As part of Community Foundation Week, we invite you to learn more about the impact the Paso del Note Community Foundation and our Community of Philanthropy are having on our region. Visit pdnfoundation.org.
What is a community foundation?
A community foundation can be defined simply as a grantmaking public charity dedicated to improving the lives of people in a defined local geographic. Increasingly, however, larger community foundations are funding global initiatives, in addition to programs in their geographic region.
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