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.

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Initiative Organization Project Title Grant Amount
Think.Change County of El Paso 2017 TCI: Regional Mental Health Stigma Reduction Campaign $71,500.00
HEAL Initiative Insights- El Paso Science Center 2019 HEAL: Trail Skills Training $4,129.00
HEAL Initiative El Paso Diabetes Association, Inc. 2018-19 QSV: Que Sabrosa Vida Initiative and Pilot Project $24,498.28
HEAL Initiative New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. 2018 HEAL: Youth on the Move $68,037.44
HEAL Initiative Arbol de Vida 2018 HEAL: Arbol de Vida $126,567.72
HEAL Initiative Ciudadanos Comprometidos con la Paz, A.C. 2018 HEAL: Movimiento Saludable $219,757.21
A Smoke Free Paso del Norte YMCA of Greater El Paso, TX & Rio Grande Valley 2018 PA 2: Smoke Free & Shift Positive Collaborative $1,387,846.30
A Smoke Free Paso del Norte The University of Texas at El Paso 2015 SFI: The Collective Impact of Tobacco Control $2,728,234.00
Think.Change Dona Ana County Health & Human Services 2018 TCI: Nuestras Emociones $110,833.66
Think.Change El Paso Child Guidance Center 2018 TCI: Mental Health Stigma Reduction: A Collaborative Trauma-Informed Approach to Strengthen Capacity in Youth-Serving Systems $209,561.00
Think.Change Emergence Health Network 2018 TCI: Mental Health Literacy Expansion Project $221,915.60
Think.Change Family Service of El Paso, Inc. 2018 TCI: People Empower El Paso (PEEP) $286,799.72
Think.Change Texas A&M University 2018 TCI: De Mujer A Mujer Project $170,653.00
Think.Change Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for texas 2018 TCI: MMHPI Strategic Core Capacity Support - General Purpose Grant $50,000.00
Think.Change Techo Comunitario, A.C. 2018 TCI: Programa de Parentalidad Positiva Triple P: Cambiar el Estigma por Pedir Ayuda en la Crianza de los Hijos para Construir Comunidades Saludables $40,150.00
HEAL Initiative Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 2018 HEAL: Shop Heart Smart El Paso! $118,492.30
HEAL Initiative Texans Care for Children Inc. 2018 HEAL: GENERAL PURPOSE: To support research and advocacy programs to improve the health and wellness of Texas children and families $25,000.00
HEAL Initiative New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. 2017 HEAL: Aggie Play $212,602.50
HEAL Initiative New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. 2017 HEAL: NMSU Dietetics Intern Program $96,197.20
HEAL Initiative La Semilla Food Center 2016 HEAL: Edible Education $579,882.60
HEAL Initiative The University of Texas at El Paso 2014 HEAL: Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating and Active Living in the Paso del Norte Region $7,373,159.00
IGNITE Creative Kids, Inc. 2018 IGNITE: Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences) $65,065.00
IGNITE Organizacion Popular Independiente, A.C. 2018 IGNITE: Cultura, arte y deporte: Jóvenes en acción $133,006.50
IGNITE Patronato del Museo del Nino de Ciudad Juarez, A.C. 2018 IGNITE: Rodis Junior: Fortalecimiento de las habilidades para la vida en jóvenes desvinculados de Ciudad Juárez. $76,853.38
IGNITE Rio Grande Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging 2018 IGNITE: Technology Across Generations: Teens and Seniors Connecting through Technology $38,278.90
IGNITE Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso 2018 IGNITE: Club Teen Connect $106,000.00
IGNITE Centro de Asesoria y Promocion Juvenil, A.C. 2018 IGNITE: Espacios de vinculación y desarrollo juvenil $207,500.00
IGNITE Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces 2018 IGNITE: More Teens, More Often $78,490.50
IGNITE The FEMAP Foundation 2018 IGNITE: Conectando con ValorArte $48,484.99
IGNITE United Way of El Paso County 2017 Healthy Kids: Healthy Kids Backbone Organization $536,820.00
IGNITE The FEMAP Foundation 2017 IGNITE: FEMAP en CONEXIÓN.Desarrollando las capacidades para la sustentabilidad. $83,550.50
Think.Change Comision de Salud Fronteriza Mexico-Estados Unidos 2018 TCI: Fortalecimiento de la atención en salud mental y reducción del estigma asociado a estas enfermedades en Ciudad Juárez, fase 3: $137,391.86
Mental and Emotional Well-being The University of Texas at El Paso 2017 MEWB: Promoting Mental and Emotional Well-Being in the Paso del Norte Region $1,131,311.00
Health Leadership Annunciation House 2019 Annunciation House Charitable Contribution $20,000.00
Health Leadership Texas Tech Foundation, Inc. 2016 LDR: Establishing the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine $6,000,000.00
Health Leadership Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar, AC 2019 JRZ FPDN: Strengthening and consolidation of Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar $508,573.19
Health Leadership United Way of El Paso County 2019 RLB: REALIZE Board Training $132,971.00
Health Leadership Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar, AC 2019 HLP: REALIZE Juarez Executive $60,838.80
Health Leadership Paso del Norte Community Foundation 2019 PDNF: General Purpose -Leveraging Resources Grant $470,805.00