July 22, 2021


The giving season for El Paso Giving Day is here! This year’s El Paso Giving Day kicked off on Thursday, July 15th with over 100 nonprofit professionals joining the Paso del Norte Community Foundation leadership and El Paso Giving Day team to learn the basics of El Paso Giving Day, new features, and the many ways organizations can leverage El Paso Giving Day to achieve their fundraising and community engagement goals.  Deadline to register for this year’s campaign is September 21st. You can watch the 2021 Registration Kickoff at: https://elpasogivingday.org/workshops

The 2021 EPGD workshop series has begun with the first workshop focusing on donor retention. Topic expert, Tim Sarrantonio, discussed how to turn Giving Day donors into year-round impact. Sarrantonio has more than ten years of nonprofit experience and has helped raise more than $3 million in funds for various causes. Sarrantonio is also a TEDx speaker on technology and philanthropy and was named NonprofitPRO's 2020 Technology Professional of the Year. Watch the first El Paso Giving Day workshop at: https://elpasogivingday.org/workshops

Upcoming workshops include:

  • Preparing a Communications Guideline & Timeline
  • Building a Better Website: Storytelling
  • Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
  • Board Member Involvement
  • Social Media: Running a Campaign from your Phone

Register to attend this year’s workshops at: https://elpasogivingday.org/workshops

The Paso del Norte Community Foundation's 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, El Paso Giving Day has raised nearly $6 million from thousands of donors for over 200 nonprofit organizations. Registration for nonprofits is free and over $30,000 in monetary prizes will be awarded by the Paso del Norte Community Foundation. For more information on prizes and how to register your organization for El Paso Giving Day visit: https://elpasogivingday.org

Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this 2021 El Paso Giving Day possible: El Paso Electric, Las Palmas del Sol, HUNT Companies, Southwest Land Development Services, Inc., TfCU, Texas Gas Service, FirstLight Federal Credit Union, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, KempSmith Law, and Pack & Ship Express.

For any questions regarding El Paso Giving Day, please contact Development Coordinator, Casie Pedregon, at cpedregon@pdnfoundation.org or (915) 218-2644.