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Community Foundation Updates

January 11, 2022

Ten Socorro Independent School District students are participating in a year-long internship program known as Project Search, which assists students with disabilities in their last year of high school to learn employability skills and transition from high school into the workforce. Last year, Project Search was successful in helping 87 percent of the SISD students in the program to obtain employment within the community.

January 7, 2022

Helen of Troy, a designer, developer and worldwide marketer of consumer brand-name housewares, health, home, and beauty products with U.S. headquarters in El Paso, is donating $1 million to the El Paso Children’s Museum and Science Center to finance its first-floor café, Little Stars Café.

January 5, 2022

We are so excited that The Whole Hog is returning this year!!! Mark your calendars for 4/30. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now at

December 20, 2021

Get ready for more underworld intrigue as Shade Records, R-Unity Films, and the El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival present the world premieres of the El Paso-made Border Lords III: Bloodlines and short film Macy Gray.

December 14, 2021

Time is running out to spread joy with the Spirit of Giving! There are still tags on our virtual tree ready for you to sponsor them. Help us give gifts to those who may otherwise go without this holiday season.

December 3, 2021

Now it’s even easier to donate to the El Paso Community Foundation. With one simple click you can donate to EPCF through Venmo!

December 1, 2021

Home for the Holidays concerts at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4 in the Plaza Theatre

November 27, 2021

Reduced price available through New Year’s Eve

November 18, 2021

Funds collected by the El Paso Independent School District through our ARK program donated to the Ronald McDonald House.

November 17, 2021

We are excited to announce that in partnership with the Council on Regional Economic Expansion and Educational Development, we have received a $800,000 grant from the Prentice Farrar Brown & Alline Ford Brown Foundation, a fund managed by Bank of America.