Tuesday morning, officials with the Paso del Norte Community Foundation announced that it has received accreditation from the Council on Foundations – National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Accreditation Program.
With the accreditation, 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,” foundation officials shared.
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
For more information on the Paso del Norte Community Foundation, click here; for more information on the Council of Foundations – National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, visit their website.