March 22, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and the Paso del Norte Community Foundation are working with the Complete Count Committee (CCC) to seek proposals from firms to develop and implement a work plan to support a robust campaign to ensure a complete and accurate count of residents in El Paso County for the 2020 Census.
As mandated by the Constitution, residents in the United States are counted every 10 years. The Census population count is important to the El Paso community as it affects federal revenue distributed for roads, schools, libraries, senior centers, day care centers,…
March 22, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is committed to a defining set of core values in serving the people in our binational, tri-state region. Our shared values guide our actions and behaviors and shape our organizational culture. We have taken the time to define our values and strive to live them every day.
Leadership - We will serve, guide, convene, empower and support people, projects and organizations.
Collaboration - We will partner with community stakeholders in the spirit and recognition that we accomplish more together.
Integrity - We will be honest and ethical…
March 21, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce a funding opportunity under Healthy Kids – IGNITE Initiative (March 26) and two under Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being – Think.Change Initiative and Projects informed by Behavioral Health Consortia (April 2).
Instructions for the Letters of Intent (LOI) will be posted on our website, located under the “Grant Center” section.
If you are signed up for our RFP list, you will receive notifications of funding opportunities by email. If you are not receiving our notifications, [click…
February 20, 2019
The Paso del Norte Institute for Health Living is delivering a series of workshops to train allied health and fitness professionals on evidence-based approaches for the management of obesity and its comorbidities. Participants gain basic knowledge of adaptations to traditional exercise programming for adults with obesity, and how to safely begin an exercise program. The workshops emphasize practical, tailored, everyday approaches to help patients/clients safely and effectively engage in exercise prescriptions in clinical, home-based, and community settings. The program is funded by the Paso…
February 19, 2019
On Tuesday, February 19, El Paso Inc. recognized Beto O’Rourke as El Pasoan of the Year and Ruben Garcia with the Community Spirit Award. These two individuals were honored for their dedication and tireless work on behalf of this community and others. El Paso Inc. names an El Pasoan of the Year annually to celebrate important achievements and to encourage others to realize their potential. Since 1996, it has been a tribute to individuals who have made significant contributions to our community.
In addition to receiving their awards, El Paso Inc. made a monetary contribution to…
February 18, 2019
The El Paso County Parks & Recreation Department has made parking easily available for those traveling to enjoy the Playa Drain Trail at the Ascarate Park entrance. Starting February 9, 2019, the County Tax office parking lot will be open daily from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. The designated parking lot is located on 301 Manny Martinez Drive.
“We want everyone to stay active and enjoy the trail,” said County Commissioner David Stout. “The open parking lot allows for cyclist, runners and walkers to have easy access to the trail without having to worry about a place to park their…
February 18, 2019
Give a little; Help a lot. The Loaves and Fishes Fund supports organizations that provide hope, dignity and aid to El Paso’s homeless by pooling the donations of countless donors no matter how small the amount.
To learn more about this fund or to start one of your own, contact the Paso del Norte Community Foundation at 915-218-2641 or visit pdnfoundation.org. Click here to sign up to receive Paso del Norte Community Foundation news alerts.
February 14, 2019
Soon, individuals will have access to a new trail segment that will connect safe routes to neighborhood destinations and provide greater opportunities for increased physical activity.
This new trail segment will run along the Franklin Canal from Presa Place to Loop 375 in the Lower Valley and is part of the overall Paso del Norte Trail that will stretch 60-miles along El Paso County. TXDoT, El Paso County Water District, and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation are working together as part of the Alameda construction project.
February 11, 2019
The City of El Paso will receive approximately $2.6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for the allocation of large-scale projects that will benefit low- and moderate-income persons. The community is being asked to provide feedback on which of these projects they would like to see developed in their neighborhoods. The polling campaign will continue until March 2, 2019. For a list of projects and to take the poll, click here. For more information, call 915-212-1722.
February 7, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded two grants totaling more than $194 thousand under the Health Leadership Priority Area – REALIZE Initiative.
The goal of the REALIZE Initiative is to inspire already effective leaders to become transformational leaders for the benefit of the region’s health. With strengthened leadership in place, regional organizations and individuals are better positioned to promote health and prevent disease.
Newly funded organizations are:
United Way of El Paso County - $132,971.00
REALIZE Board Training
To strengthen nonprofit…
PDN Community Foundation Update: $3 Million Gift to advance the future of health education at TTUHSC El Paso
June 12, 2019
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso), along with the Paso del Norte Community Foundation and Rick and Ginger Francis, announced earlier this month a $3 million gift that will help drive the university toward a bright, impactful future.
Encouraged by TTUHSC El Paso’s success and…