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El Paso Community Foundation Grant

Grants to Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico
Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

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El Paso Community Foundation

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Grants to Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico nonprofit organizations to support programs that benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is available for a wide range of community benefit initiatives, including education, health, environment, arts and culture, economic development. Projects must benefit the El Paso region, far west Texas, southern New Mexico, and northern Chihuahua, Mexico.

Granting Areas of Interest:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Education
  • Environment/Animals
  • Health and Disabilities
  • Human Services (basic human needs)
  • Economic Development

Granting Priorities:

  • More effective ways of doing things – ideas that require risk-taking.
  • Projects where a moderate amount of grant money can have an impact.
  • Projects that show collaboration with other organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172619

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations serving the El Paso Community Foundation's service area may apply.

The Foundation generally does not make grants to:
-Capital campaigns
-Fundraising events/projects
-Religious organizations for religious purposes
-Annual appeals and membership contributions
-Organizations that are political or partisan in purpose
-Travel for individuals or groups
-Organizations outside the greater El Paso geographic area
-Endowment Funds
-Past operating deficits

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadlines are February 1 and August 1. Applicants may apply online 30 days prior to the deadline.

Nonprofit organizations can submit only one request for consideration per funding source in any 12-month period.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Phone: (915) 533-4020
Fax: (915) 532-0716

Grant Coverage Areas:

El Paso region (far west Texas, southern New Mexico, and northern Chihuahua, Mexico)

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico;   Texas

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