This is the website for the Women's Foundation Network. WFN is a non-profit membership association of women's foundations and institutions that focus on gender specific philanthropy internationally. Their technical assistance has been an asset that the Frontera Women's Foundation. They served as the fiscal agent for the Levi Strauss Foundation grant that supported the initial feasibility study. The FWF is a member of the Women's Funding Network. There are links to other women's Foundations for you to review.
The US-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) is a binational membership organization that brings together individuals and institutions from the US and Mexico that serve in, and care about the US-Mexico border region. It provides tools and opportunities to strengthen members’ ability to pursue and achieve their individual missions in the border, by offering cross-regional networking, learning, professional and organizational development tools, products and services to our members. BPP members are individuals and institutions that are located on the border or outside of the region. We share a common vision and commitment for a thriving border region.
The Council on Foundations (COF) is a non-profit membership association of foundations and grant-making institutions internationally. This website contains information pertaining to the interests and needs of community foundations. Their members do not fund gender specific projects. The FWF is not a member of the Council, but our partners in the U.S./Mexico Border Philanthropy Alliance are members.
El Paso Community Resources
2-1-1 TEXAS INFORMATION & REFERRAL CENTER:
free, easy to use phone number available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week staffed by trained professionals
connected to nearly every service in the state including government agencies, food pantries, career services, after-school programs, affordable childcare, counseling services, medical and mental health assistance, eldercare, housing assistance, disaster relief and many other state and local resources
Callers are referred to the best place in their community to get the help they need.
2-1-1 can answer many questions:
Where can I find quality childcare at an affordable price?
Without health insurance, how can my child see a doctor?
Where can I find affordable counseling services?
How will I care for my aging parent?
Where can I go to escape an abusive relationship?
Who can help my brother and our family deal with his drug problem?
2-1-1 is not for life-threatening medical, police and fire emergencies. If you have an immediate crisis, call 911
2-1-1 does not provide financial assistance, however we may direct you to agencies in the community that might be able to help you.