The Barna Group, an international research and reporting group, has listed the El Paso / Las Cruces DMA (Designated Market Area) as the most charitable in the U.S., based on a 10 year survey of per capita giving to nonprofit organizations.
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.
The third TEDxEl Paso will be September 10 at the El Paso Museum of Art. TEDxEl Paso is an independently organized TED event, and a project of the El Paso Community Foundation. Since 2013, TEDxEl Paso has featured speakers with regional ties— including Nobel Laureates, Scientists, Urban Thinkers and Planners, and luminaries from the art world.
Please join us at the El Paso Community Foundation for the next Cultivate Forum on Thursday, July 21st at 5:30 p.m. in the Foundation Room located at 333 N. Oregon Street. The July Cultivate will focus on water conservation and will feature two films.