The El Paso Community Foundation

333 N. Oregon St., 2nd Floor
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone Number: 915-533-4020
E-mail Address:


The El Paso Community Foundation was established in 1977 to foster philanthropy and provide a long term endowment to address the unique opportunities and challenges of the El Paso, southern New Mexico and Ciudad Juárez region. Today, the El Paso Community Foundation provides a wide-range of philanthropic services in the region as a grant maker, convener and leadership organization to the community.

Mission Statement

To establish permanent charitable endowments
To provide a vehicle for donors’ varied interests
To promote local philanthropy
To provide leadership and resources in addressing local challenges and opportunities

Useful Resources

Some initiatives are enormously important to the entire community; others, life changing to a few. Each has its place in our evolving community and the El Paso Community Foundation strives to meet needs through its philanthropic services as convener, grant maker and leadership organization. Some of our current projects are listed below:

Run Internacional: The U.S. - Mexico 10k

The Classroom Fund

Roderick Artspace Lofts

Plaza Classic Film Festival

Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre

TEDx El Paso

The Spirit Of Giving Trees

Border Art Residency

Texas Department of Public Safety
The Borderplex Alliance
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Juarez Municipality
Asociación de Maquiladoras
El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization
U.S. House of Representatives
Texas Department of Transportation
City of El Paso
El Paso International Bridges
FIDE Puentes
Texas A&M Transportation Institute