• May 7, 2021

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Get Shift Done for El Paso marks one-year anniversary

It was a little more than a year ago that the El Paso Community Foundation joined with the Get Shift Done initiative of northern Dallas to create Get Shift Done for El Paso. Rolled out on April 4, 2020, the donor-supported Get Shift Done for El Paso is still going strong. “It has paid out more than $1.1 million in […]Read More

National Service Provider donates to Bright Hearts of El Paso

Officials with DYOPATH, a managed service provider and information technology provider, announced  Thursday a financial pledge for the Bright Hearts of El Paso Fund – an initiative aimed at assisting El Paso County residents who are behind on their electric bill payments. “DYOPATH has proudly served in the El Paso-Las Cruces region for the past […]Read More

Classroom Fund grant applications now being accepted

Thanks to the El Paso Community Foundation’s The Classroom Fund, full-time teachers in the El Paso and Las Cruces area are eligible for resource grants for the 2021-2022 school year The Classroom Fund, created in 2011 as a special project of the El Paso Community Foundation, provides requested classroom materials directly to educators in the El […]Read More

CREEED, EPCF land $1.3M grant; Will support investment in teacher

Tuesday, officials with the Council on Regional Economic Expansion and Educational Development (CREEED) and the El Paso Community Foundation (EPCF) announced a new partnership to dramatically improve teacher training, recruitment and retention in the El Paso region. The endeavor is backed by a $1,362,000 grant from the Prentice Farrar Brown & Alline Ford Brown Foundation, […]Read More

Gallery+Story: Teachers get Classroom Fund donations via Drive Thru

Normally, the El Paso Community Foundation honors its The Classroom Fund grant recipients with a reception, then helps them load up their vehicles with items they’ve requested for the school year. Obviously, this year is different. Instead of a reception in the Foundation Room, area teachers had a drive-through to receive a variety of supplies including books, science kits, […]Read More

Feed the Frontline El Paso’s support of healthcare, restaurants grows

Feed the Frontline El Paso, a clinician meal-support program, has raised more than $66,000 in donations while providing more than 5,000 meals to medical professionals in need. A supporting organization of the El Paso Community Foundation, Feed the Frontline El Paso uses donations to purchase and deliver meals from local, financially challenged restaurants to feed area […]Read More

Community Foundation announces new, community-advised Equity Fund to address social

Wednesday morning, officials with the El Paso Community Foundation announced the launch of the El Paso Equity Fund. “Demonstrations that followed the May 25 killing of George Floyd are powerful reminders of the inequities, inequalities and injustices that stubbornly persist in our world,” EPFC officials shared. “His death catalyzed a global movement that is reshaping […]Read More

Coalition for the Common Good celebrates $2M in emergency funding

Representatives from the Coalition for the Common Good welcomed action by the City and County of El Paso to direct $2 million in emergency funding to support those left behind in the borderland during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding,  $1.5 million from the City and $500,000 from the County, will go to support tens of thousands of […]Read More

El Paso Matters, Barracuda PR, EP Community Foundation team up

El Paso Matters is partnering with the El Paso Community Foundation and Barracuda PR to offer a unique celebration of El Paso high school students in the Class of 2020. Known as Commencement 2020, it features more than 30 prominent El Pasoans, who recorded special messages for the Class of 2020. Officials share that their videos will roll out over the […]Read More