March 19, 2020
Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to invite eligible agencies to submit Letters of Intent (LOIs) under the Health Foundation’s Think.Change initiative. After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. Click here for grant guidelines including what PdNHF does not fund.
March 19, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks letters of intent (LOI) from eligible organizations to further the Health Foundation’s goals under the Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being Priority Area. After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. Click here for grant guidelines including what…
March 18, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has developed an informational website to share important health, educational and financial resources available to support individuals, families, businesses and organizations during this unprecedented time. Stay up-to-date with the latest information at EPCovid19.org.
You can support the most vulnerable in our community with a gift to the El Paso COVID-19 Response Fund established by the Paso del Norte Community Foundation in partnership with the United…
March 17, 2020
March is National Nutrition Month! This is an opportunity to bring awareness on the importance of making informed food choices and healthy eating habits. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has partnered with several nonprofit organizations in the region through our Healthy Eating Active Living Initiative to make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for all people in the region.
Below are a few tips and tricks for meal planning, grocery shopping, cooking with kids, and some budget friendly recipes. https://www.eatright.org/food
Test your knowledge downloading this…
March 17, 2020
Due to COVID-19, the Healthy Kids LOI deadline has been extended to Monday, March 23.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks Letters of Intent (LOIs) from eligible organizations to promote the Health Foundation’s Strategic Plan for the Healthy Kids Initiative to increase the number of disconnected youth who participate in out-of-school-time programs. Youth who are connected, are involved in out-of-school time activity, in a safe place, with a caring adult, tend to avoid situations and behaviors that compromise health while engaging in an activity that promotes…
March 15, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is deeply committed to the healthy and safety of the residents of our region - especially the most vulnerable among us during this COVID-19 outbreak.
Following CDC guidance for containment, mitigation and social distancing, the Health Foundation staff will begin working remotely starting Monday, March 16, 2020, and on a week-by-week basis thereafter. Staff will have the support needed to provide the best possible service to our grantees, partners and stakeholders. Click here for staff contact information….
March 13, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is deeply committed to the health and safety of the residents of our region - especially the most vulnerable among us.
Today, we write to share updated information from health officials and also to let you know the additional precautions we are taking as a Health Foundation and Community Foundation.
- We have made arrangements for our staff to work remotely with the support they need to provide the best possible service to our grantees, partners and stakeholders.
- We ask that as much business as possible be conducted via phone, email or other…
February 14, 2020
In 2011, a small group of mental health advocates got together to discuss ways to create a community culture of support and acceptance about the topic of mental health and emotional well-being. The group came to be known as the Brain Trust.
Out of those initial conversations came a movement to increase knowledge and understanding about myths and facts that surround mental illness. Today, educational programs such as Mental Health First Aid, programs from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) like Family to Family, In Our Own Voice and others are now available for individuals…
February 14, 2020
Be on the lookout! By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.
From March through May, numerous events and reminder messages will be coordinated to address how vital it is for the region to have an accurate count.
Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year. The results are used to determine how much funding local communities receive for key public services and how many seats each state gets in Congress. Businesses of all sizes depend on census data to make…
February 4, 2020
To all of our generous donors to the El Paso Victims Relief Fund in the Paso del Norte Community Foundation, I wanted to share an update on your extraordinary generosity and goodwill six months since the tragic shooting of August 3rd.
We have had the incredible fortune of talking with and meeting so many of you. From a Navy veteran who together with his former shipmates on the USS El Paso took up a collection for the victims’ fund to the grandmother who delivered a Folgers tin filled with coins, we recognize that every gift comes with heartfelt meaning and a personal story. Donations…
June 23, 2021
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 8 grants totaling more than $1.2 million for the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Initiative under the Healthy Living Priority Area. The purpose of the HEAL Initiative is to make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for youth and their families in…