February 2016

 Welcome 2016 Challenge Fund Partners


The Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of its 2016 Paso del Norte Foundation Challenge Fund partners, who will host a variety of fundraising events and appeals this year.  The Foundation launched the Challenge Fund in 2014 with funding from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation to inspire charitable giving in the region and help non-profit organizations leverage giving by offering an up to 1:2 match for contributions made during selected sponsored events/appeals. In 2015, the Foundation partnered with 21 nonprofit organizations raising and returning $1.33 million to charitable causes. The Foundation is pleased to be working with 22 organizations this year.  Learn more.

 Bowie Mercado Scholarship Now Available


The Bowie Mercado Fund was established in 2014 with generous donations from community leaders. The fund exists for two purposes: 1) to make grants to support micro enterprise projects at Bowie High School, the proceeds of which contribute to the Bowie Mercado Scholarship Fund, and 2) to award scholarships to a graduating Bowie High School student involved in the Bowie garden or mercado projects. 

Scholarship applications are due by May 13th. For a copy of the scholarship application, please contact the counseling office at Bowie High School.  

 PDNF Job Opening

   The Paso del Norte Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the Executive Director position.  The Executive Director, in conjunction with the PdNHF CEO and PDNF Board of Directors, helps shape the foundation goals, objectives and strategies; raises and manages funds; and manages all operational aspects of the Foundation. The position requires a minimum of seven (7) years of management and fund raising experience at the executive level, with a Master’s degree preferred. Full job description. 

Submit Resume with cover letter to: 
Sylvia Soto
Deadline: March 18, 2016


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    Tribute Gifts 
In memory of Jeaneen Gan, from the Myrna & Ray Deckert Charitable Fund

In memory of Ana Maria Aleman, from the Board of Directors of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation

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