• November 28, 2021

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Wells Fargo Foundation contributes $30,000 for affordable housing

Wells Fargo Foundation @WellsFargo recently contributed $30,000 to P. V. Community Development Corporation (PVCDC) to help complete a 30-unit multi-family affordable housing complex in west El Paso for low-income families. The Santiago Apartments are located off I-10 at Artcraft and Santiago Street. PVCDC is a federally designated Community Housing & Development Organization and a sister agency  […]Read More

Project Vida Health Center receives $500,000 for Bi-lingual Psychiatry Residency

The federal Health Resources & Services Administration has awarded $500,000 over two years to Project Vida Health Center for a bi-lingual psychiatric residency program in El Paso. Project Vida Health Center’s Cynthia Garza, M.D., is Project Director and a bi-lingual Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Project Vida Health Center is a designated Federally Qualified Health Center. […]Read More

Bank of America awards $16K+ to Project Vida for economic

Bank of America awarded Project Vida $16,667 to support economic development for El Paso’s qualifying micro-businesses. The Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) relies on public and private funding to provide business, financial, management and operational literacy and skill-building to help microenterprises increase profitability and grow toward small business status. Officials with Project Vida say their […]Read More

Project Vita’s public-private partnership funds local economic development

Officials with Project Vida say their public-private partnership supporting economic development for low- and moderate-income microenterprise owners recently raised over $175,000. Through Project Vida’s Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program (MTAP), the funds provide business and financial literacy, management and operational skill-building, and individualized technical support to stabilize, strengthen, increase profitability, and grow micro-businesses toward small business status. […]Read More

City to Offer CARES Act Funds to Small Business, Non-Profits

The City of El Paso Economic and International Department announced Monday new partnerships with three non-profit organizations to distribute funds received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (The ”CARES Act”). The funds are available to assist eligible small businesses and independent contractors, hit by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The CARES Act funding will […]Read More

Project Vida Awarded $198k for Microenterprise Economic Development

On Thursday, officials with Project Vida announced that the organization had been awarded $198,933 in support of its Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program (MTAP). MTAP offers business, financial and management literacy to low- and moderate-income (LMI) micro-business owners throughout the City and County of El Paso. “Using a community health worker/promotora model of outreach and trust-building,”  […]Read More

Project Vida receives $35,000 for COVID-19 related services

On Tuesday, officials with Project Vida announced their organization was awarded $35,000 from Wells Fargo Foundation.  According to Project Vida officials, the funds will go to meet the community needs related to COVID-19.  $30,000 of the award will help Project Vida expand child care for children of essential personnel and employees of essential businesses. $5,000 will help Project Vida’s Homelessness […]Read More

Project Vida gets $25K Bank of America Grant for Microenterprise

Project Vida officials announced Tuesday that the organization received a $25,000 grant from Bank of America to help foster economic prosperity for low- and moderate-income Latinx entrepreneurs. “We are excited to partner with Bank of America to provide support for low- and moderate-income Hispanic micro-entrepreneurs in El Paso,” said Bill Schlesinger, Project Vida Co-Director. “This […]Read More

Project Vida Receives $135K for Micro-Business Economic Development

Thanks to the participation of several local businesses, foundations and government, Project Vida‘s Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) has been funded to the tune of $135,000. GECU, El Paso Electric, WestStar Bank, Hunt Family Foundation, United Way of El Paso County and the City of El Paso all contributed a to Project Vida’s MTAP – the […]Read More

UTEP Associate Professor Awarded $5.1 Million to Tackle Region’s Health

Thenral Mangadu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of public health sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has received $5.1 million in federal grants to address multiple health-related disparities in the Paso del Norte region through a community-engaged approach. Mangadu has secured three competitive grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration […]Read More

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