January 22, 2020
PdNCF receives accreditation from Council on Foundations - National Standards of U.S. Community Foundations

The Paso del Norte Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it has received accreditation from the Council on Foundations - National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Accreditation Program.

The National Standards Program accredits community foundations that yearly meet 26 comprehensive standards and demonstrate best practices and operational excellence in the following categories:  Mission, Structure and Governance; Resource Development; Stewardship and Accountability; Grantmaking; and Donor Relations.

The Paso del Norte Community Foundation joins 92% of the nation’s community foundations that participate in the National Standards Program. Accredited community foundations receive a seal of accreditation that symbolizes and assures donors and professional advisers that the community foundation is a valued place to give and make a difference.