March 18, 2022
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 14 grants totaling more than $2 million under the Healthy Living and Health Leadership priority areas. The Healthy Living, Disease Prevention & Management, and Health Leadership are the three priority areas that drive our work, in partnership with organizations that implement initiatives and programs to improve health in the region.
$743,000 was awarded to eight organizations as part of the Healthy Kids Initiative and $169,000 to two organizations under A Smoke Free Paso del Norte Initiative.
Healthy Kids Initiative
Boy Scouts of America Yucca Council - $113,019.50
To serve 100 disconnected youth through a Scouting Specialist led program in El Paso County, TX and Doña Ana County, NM.
Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces, Inc. - $89,482.60
More Teens, More Often
To provide out-of-school and summer programming for at least 100 new and 40 returning 11-17-year-old disconnected youth in Las Cruces, NM.
Centro de Asesoria y Promocion Juvenil, A.C. - $149,050.00
Formando adolescentes saludables en entornos positivos
To implement out-of-school and summer programs in five community centers for at least 700 disconnected youth ages 10-17 in Ciudad Juárez, MX.
City of Socorro - $37,350.00
Socorro Youth in Culture (SY!C) Program
To implement an afterschool and summer camp program targeting a minimum of 100 disconnected youth ages 5-17 living in Socorro, Texas.
Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico - $165,350.00
Kids Can -Youth Entrepreneur Program
To provide out-of-school and summer entrepreneur programming for at least 100 new disconnected youth ages 5-17 in Doña Ana and Luna Counties, NM.
Patronato del Museo del Nino de Ciudad Juárez, A.C. - $63,052.30
Rodis Jr. Incubadora de Agentes de Cambio
To develop personal, social, and professional skills of 200 youth ages 15 and 17 years old in Ciudad Juárez, MX.
Salud y Desarrollo Comunitario de Cd. Juárez, A.C. - $100,666.50
FEMAP en Conexión 2022
To implement afterschool and summer programs for 350 disconnected youth ages 5-17 years of age in the rural URBI Villa del Campo community in southeast Ciudad Juárez, MX.
The University of Texas at El Paso - $25,000.00
Opportunity Youth Action Network
To support the El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence to bring long-lasting positive change to our community to improve the social and economic conditions of underrepresented and underserved populations.
Smoke Free Paso del Norte
EFO Media - $165,850.00
Parent Anti-Vaping Information Campaign
To create strategies and communication materials to engage parents, school professionals, health care providers and community stakeholders with youth anti-vaping information and promote the vapefree.org site across the Paso del Norte region.
YMCA of Greater El Paso, TX & Rio Grande Valley - $3,505.40
To manage the El Paso Quitline for one year, 2022.
More than $1 million was awarded to four organizations under the Healthy Leadership priority area for Leveraging Resources, REALIZE, and Strategic Initiatives.
Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar, AC - $558,564.22
General Purpose Grant
Three-year grant to advance partnerships and initiatives to improve the health and well-being of the people and community of Ciudad Juárez. Funding leverages over $1,000,000 per year in additional programs and grantmaking in Ciudad Juárez.
Paso del Norte Community Foundation - $475,000.00
General Purpose Grant
To increase the resources available to improve health, education, social services, economic development, and quality of life in the Paso del Norte region. Funding leverages over $12 million per year in additional programs and grantmaking in the region.
United Way of El Paso County- $72,116.00
REALIZE Board Training
To strengthen non-profit board members’ governance capacity by offering training across El Paso and southern New Mexico.
The University of Texas at El Paso - $10,000.00
HLD Business Ethics Program
Made in honor of Paso del Norte Health Foundation founding board member Robert Skov to support UTEP’s College of Business - Business Ethics Program.
For the full list of current grants, click here or visit pdnhf.org.
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