For the 10th year, the El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival takes the movies to the Plaza, the streets, the parking garage, the library, the museums, and…. you get the picture. This year’s Festival is a “greatest hits” celebration.
Performing arts series’ fourth season runs September 2017 through May 2018
Singled out by Builder and Developer magazine
Panel discussion is June 8 in Foundation Room
Band reunion should be a slam dunk for kids program
This year’s race moves to Oct. 28
Board is looking for a dynamic leader
New Ted Karber, Jr. comedy “Banging the Bell” coming May 20-21
New work will be displayed at El Paso Community Foundation Gallery in Roderick Artspace Lofts
National fundraiser benefits Border AIDS Partnership
Preschool for children with Down syndrome and other developmental delays opens this fall.
Includes Michelle E. Aguilar’s short documentary “El Cacao”
Let us know what you’d like to see in the new children’s museum
5:30-6:30 p.m. Miércoles 5 de Abril, Biblioteca Publica Clardy Fox, 5515 Robert Alva
Two more community forums remain for those who wish to offer your ideas, suggestions and dreams for the new El Paso children’s museum.
Eden Enterprises presents the comedy-drama “Bernabe’”
Three more chances to offer your ideas and suggestions
Second annual The Whole Hog fundraiser is April 29
New Mexico’s Theatre Dojo performs “Killing Buddha” on March 12
$50,000 distributed between three groups
Proceeds help students with disabilities
Public is invited to give its ideas and suggestions
Scaffolding Theatre Company brings the reworked Disney favorite to the Jewel Box Series.
“Indigo Twilight” is the next production in the El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre.
The El Paso Community Foundation will host a lightning forum on Food Systems and Sustainability January 19, 2017 in the Foundation Room, 303 N. Oregon. The forum begins at 5:30pm. This first gathering of 2017 will feature three speakers and two short films.
PCFF passes on sale through December 31
Los Actores presents “A Barrio Christmas”
More than 53,000 gifts given since its inception in 1989
Art work by some of El Paso’s best and brightest visual artists will be up for bid in this annual fundraiser for our friends at the Border AIDS Partnership.
Please join us at the El Paso Community Foundation for the next Cultivate Forum on Thursday, October 20th at 5:30 p.m. in the Foundation Room located at 333 N. Oregon Street. The October Cultivate will present one film and three speakers.
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 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.
The El Paso Community Foundation is proud to help publish Pancho’s Song, a young adult book by celebrated children’s author Tom Fremantle. All proceeds from the book will support three charitable organizations in Ciudad Juarez, including Fundacion Comunitaria Frontera Norte, the Community Foundation in our sister city.
Students from 3 EPISD schools share their Sebastian inspired art.
El Pasoan Ted Karber Jr.’s heartwarming comedy Precious Heart is a one-man show about one charming woman.
The El Paso Community Foundation, in partnership with Ciudad Juarez and the City of El Paso, has made the short list — The International 10K is #5 on Daily Burn’s list of the best 10K races North America and the Carribbean.
The El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Camp will be bigger and better this summer.
Border Art Residency is having its annual meet the artist event.
Thank you to everyone for your support to the Classroom Fund. The concert is SOLD OUT!!!
El Paso Community Foundation Presents a Live Performance by Laura Tate with her L.A. Band and Special guests Teresa James and Terry Wilson
Auditions for the 2016 edition of the beloved historical musical Viva! El Paso are Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29 at the El Paso Community College Transmountain Campus Forum Theater. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. each day in the foyer.
Most people know Dr. Ruth Westheimer as the frank-talking sex therapist who caused a sensation on TV and radio. But they may not know that Karol Ruth Siegel lost her parents in the Holocaust, fled the Nazis, became a sniper, taught psychology and raised two children as a single mother in America.
A galaxy far, far away comes to the world’s largest classic film festival when the original Star Wars trilogy shows at the El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival this summer.
Valentine’s Day will get an unusual twist with Lupercalia Uber Alles , which combines mythology, theater and contemporary dance.
Learn about recent developments in Estate Planning with Stanley M. Johanson a James A. Elkins Centennial Chair in Law and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Participants will be advised on legislative updates and will receive credit hours towards MCLE, CPE, and CFP. Seating is limited so register now to attend this seminar.
Dreamscapes… the plaintive cry of a single guitar.
Holiday Windows honor Frances Roderick Axelson
The El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre will spread some holiday cheer this month with KIDS-N-CO.’s Christmas Spectacular.
This is a time of year when just about everyone gets into the Spirit of Giving . Helping people – in a personal way – is a grand gift to us all. Our Spirit of Giving trees represent the stories of those who have to go without during the holiday season, and a small purchase by you can make a big difference in someone’s life.
Johanson Estate Planning Seminar for Professionals
Jewel Box Series Presents The Lovely Rain
Jewel Box Series Presents Far Appomattox
TED Talks Powerhouse Sir Ken Robinson Comes To El Paso
Jewel Box Series Returns
El Paso Community Foundation and Walter H. Hightower 2015 Grant Recipient
El Paso Community Foundation and Walter H. Hightower 2015 Grant Recipient
Walter H. Hightower 2015 Grant Recipient
El Paso Community Foundation 2015 Grant Recipient
2015 Basketball in the Barrio
Congratulations to the 2015 Evelyn and David E. Goodman Fund for Vilas School.
Congratulations to the 2015 Ruth E. Gillett Scholarship recipients from Andress High School.
Jewel Box Series Presents Time and Chance by Mark Medoff
Congratulations to the Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso!
The El Paso Community Foundation presents internationally-acclaimed photographer and a film maker as part of the Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre.
The El Paso Community Foundation Presents Caring for our Children
Jewel Box Series Presents Cardboard House Dreams
You are invited to discover Waldo the Amazing Hypnotist!
15th Annual Estate Planning Seminar with Stanley M. Johanson
Jewel Box Series presents Fragile Balance.
Marshall and Julia Condon Fund 2014 Grant Recipients
The Polaroid Express- Sunday, December 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the Philanthropy Theatre
Stern Foundation 2014 Grant Recipients
Get an early — and cheaper — jump on the 2015 Plaza Classic Film Festival with a Festival Pass, on sale now.
25 years, more than 50,000 gifts to people in need. Now you can help someone online as well. Thanks to our partners: Simon Malls, KTSM Newschannel 9, and the Fountains at Farah. The Spirit of Giving Trees are a lovely way to be generous. Brought to you by the El Paso Community Foundation.
El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre
The El Paso Community Foundation hosts an annual Estate Planning and Ethics Seminar for professional financial advisors each February in The Foundation Room. The next Seminar is scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2015
Doug Pullen, formerly the entertainment writer for the El Paso Times, has joined the staff of the El Paso Community Foundation.
Janice Windle, El Paso Community Foundation executive, speaks to a group of middle school students at Wiggs Middle School about the region’s rich history and the work of the Foundation.
An El Paso sunset, a vanilla milkshake, and a plate of green cheese enchiladas were all Annabel Livermore needed.
“Never having crossed the Mississippi, I planned to travel west to see for myself the cross streets of Hollywood and Vine,” she said. However, when her Greyhound bus made a stop in El Paso at sundown—and after a hearty plate of green cheese enchiladas and a vanilla milkshake—she was hooked. “Much to my surprise…I found myself utterly captivated by this city, and I do mean utterly and inexplicably…the mountains and desert air must have had something to do with it.”
The empty lot on the corner of Oregon and Missouri in downtown will soon house a five story, 50+ unit building with an environmentally friendly green roof. But until constructed starts in 2014, works of art from local artists are displayed as well as several giant community chalkboards intended to bring people together by writing their goals down for all to see. The chalk boards read: Before I die I want to … Chalk is available at the boards for passers-by to write with.
Much like kids at Christmas, teachers, librarians and principals all lined up trying to sneak a peek at the mountainous variety of school supplies available for pick up at the Classroom Fund reception held November 14, 2012.
The El Paso Community Foundation, together with our friends Paul Foster and Alejandra De la Vega Foster celebrated the Mills Plaza Centennial on August 3, 2012. Paul’s dream of restoring what is now called Mills Plaza Properties is being realized. The much anticipated public open house of the three buildings was held August 3, 2012. The Centre Building, the 11 story Mills Building and the St. Regis Building were full of music, food and great stories of yester years.
Now entering its 6th year, the Plaza Classic Film Festival celebrates our rich cinema history in our very own historic movie house. Built during the Great Depression (at a cost of $1 million and originally opened on September 12, 1930) the newly restored Plaza Theatre boasts a unique atmospheric style that makes it feel as if you are sitting in the courtyard of a Spanish hacienda.