Awarded Grants

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation works to improve the health of the region, for children and adults. A list of awarded grants, the affiliated organizations and associated initiatives are listed below. Use this resource to learn more about the needs of the community and impact of the Foundation.

For more information, call 915-544-7636 or e-mail health@pdnhf.org.

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Project Title Priority Area Initiative Organization Grant Amount
2021 MEI: Colonias Project Cares DISEASE PREVENTION Think.Change Texas A&M University $149,669.30
2021 MEI: Destigmatizing Mental Illness through Mentorship and Mental Health First Aid DISEASE PREVENTION Think.Change Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso $30,000.30
2021 MEI: West Texas Strong: A Trauma-Informed Care Consortium DISEASE PREVENTION Think.Change El Paso Child Guidance Center $184,841.80
2021 MEI: Mental Health Learning Library DISEASE PREVENTION Think.Change Emergence Health Network / El Paso MHMR $187,833.61
2021 MEI: The People Empower El Paso (PEEP) Project DISEASE PREVENTION Think.Change Family Service of El Paso, Inc. $193,833.75
Texas Family Leadership Council’s Health Advisory Workgroup and Annual Food Rankings HEALTH LEADERSHIP Strategic Initiatives Children at Risk $10,000.00
2021 HLD Business Ethics Program HEALTH LEADERSHIP Strategic Initiatives The University of Texas at El Paso $10,000.00
2021 LDR: 2021 Annual Conference Sponsorship HEALTH LEADERSHIP Strategic Initiatives Philanthropy Southwest $3,500.00
Promoting Healthy Lives & Leaders in El Paso HEALTH LEADERSHIP Strategic Initiatives Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation $250,000.00
Improving Health Outcomes in the Paso del Norte Region - Support for the Hunt School of Dental Medicine HEALTH LEADERSHIP Strategic Initiative Texas Tech Foundation, Inc. $5,000,000.00
2016 LDR: Establishing the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine HEALTH LEADERSHIP Strategic Initiative Texas Tech Foundation, Inc. $6,000,000.00
2021 PHA: More Counts/Mas Cuenta HEALTHY LIVING Physical Activity Texas A&M University $167,053.70
2020 HEAL: Southwest Dona Ana Move Trail HEALTHY LIVING Physical Activity City of Las Cruces $350,000.00
2019 JRZ FPDN: Strengthening and consolidation of Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar HEALTH LEADERSHIP Leveraging Resources Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar, AC $508,573.19
2021 PDNCF: Leveraging Resources-General Purpose Grant HEALTH LEADERSHIP Leveraging Resources Paso del Norte Community Foundation $450,000.00
Femap en Conexión 2020-2021 HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids Salud y Desarrollo Comunitario de Cd. Juarez, A.C. $80,810.40
2020 Healthy Kids: Healthy Kids Backbone Organization HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids United Way of El Paso County $632,051.00
"Kids Can" Youth Entrepreneur Program HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico $126,404.30
More Teens, More Often HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces, Inc. $85,053.60
2021 HKI: Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences) HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids Creative Kids, Inc. $97,872.50
Niñas, Niños y Jóvenes en Acción HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids Organizacion Popular Independiente, A.C. $142,980.78
2021 HKI: Conectando con ValorArte-Recargado HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Kids Salud y Desarrollo Comunitario de Cd. Juarez, A.C. $42,044.20
2021 HEA: Kelly FreshStart HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating Kelly Memorial Food Pantry $145,992.00
2021 HEA: Healthy Eating and Active Living in Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating Border Partners $134,400.00
2020 HEAL: Healthy Cooking and Nutrition Education for Tornillo Youth and Families HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating Common Threads $36,158.00
2021 HEA: Tasterspace - Expanding Food Education Among School Aged Children HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating Desert Spoon Food Hub $98,290.00
2021 HEA: Sabrosa Vida Cooking Class HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating El Paso Diabetes Association, Inc. $27,060.00
2020 HEAL: Converting El Paso Food Pantries to Client Choice Model HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating El Pasoans Fighting Hunger $110,734.00
2021 HEA: Arbol de Vida HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating Arbol de Vida $151,905.35
2021 HEA: La Semilla Edible Education and Community Education HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating La Semilla Food Center $350,482.00
2019 HEAL: "Off to a Good Start: Eating Our Way to a Healthy Life" HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating Paso del Norte Children's Development Center $455,126.92
2021 HEA: Primary Care Obesity Management: Efficacy and Implementation Evaluation HEALTHY LIVING Healthy Eating The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $147,902.00
Integrating Theory, Science, and Community Input To Promote Diabetes Management DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes The University of Texas at El Paso $25,968.00
2020 DIA: Diabetes Management and Tracking DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes PHIX $444,400.00
On the Road to Living Well with Diabetes DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. $37,962.52
Diabetes Prevention Program DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes Project Vida Health Center $49,720.00
National Diabetes Prevention Program: Paso Del Norte region DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. $48,399.54
Diabetes Education DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes El Paso Diabetes Association, Inc. $113,122.77
Diabetes Awareness and Advocacy Workgroup and Strategies DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes El Paso Diabetes Association, Inc. $129,614.10
2020 DIA: Empower Program: Pediatric Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Outpatient Education DISEASE PREVENTION Diabetes El Paso Children's Hospital Foundation $495,244.20
Community Outreach & Education HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience Texas A&M University $285,616.00
2021 CRI: Transformation to a Modern United Way HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience United Way of El Paso County $113,942.00
Y Connect HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience YMCA of Greater El Paso, TX & Rio Grande Valley $40,780.00
2021 CRI: From Crisis to Communication and Collaboration: Re-envisioning Communities of Recovery HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience Recovery Alliance of El Paso $319,358.40
CASA of El Paso-COVID-19 Recovery HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience CASA of El Paso Inc. $67,000.00
2021 CRI: Desert Spoon Food Hub Supply Chain Preparedness Plan HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience Desert Spoon Food Hub $43,767.85
Extending Healing and Hope: Strengthening the Disaster Resilience of the El Paso Child Guidance Center HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience El Paso Child Guidance Center $250,199.47
El Paso Mental Health Expansion Initiative HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience Family Service of El Paso, Inc. $103,567.31
Walk STEAM Augmented Reality DinoTracks Hiking Tour Transformation & Recovery HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience Insights-El Paso Science Center Inc. $33,140.00
2021 CRI: Preparing NAMI El Paso for The Future HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience NAMI El Paso Inc $53,940.00
2020 COV: Unificando esfuerzos para la respuesta efectiva a la pandemia de COVID-19 HEALTH LEADERSHIP Community Resilience Programa Companeros, A.C. $49,152.40
2021 MEC: The Paso del Norte Center at The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute DISEASE PREVENTION Behavioral Health Consortium Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for texas $1,500,000.00
2021 MEC: Local Collaborative 3 DISEASE PREVENTION Behavioral Health Consortium Families and Youth, Inc $180,835.80
2021 MEC: Fortalecimiento de la Atención en Salud Mental y Reducción del Estigma Asociado a estas Enfermedades en Cd. Juárez. Proyecto ROTMENAS 2022. DISEASE PREVENTION Behavioral Health Consortium Comision de Salud Fronteriza Mexico-Estados Unidos $198,595.90
2021 MEC: Improving Systems to Improve Care: Building a Culture of CIT in Alamogordo DISEASE PREVENTION Behavioral Health Consortium City of Alamogordo $151,731.00