FirstLight Community Foundation
To help youth & families improve their lives via financial education and independence!

Causes: Education, Entrepreneurship, Youth

Scholarship Opportunities

A driving force behind the FirstLight Community Foundation is to provide financial opportunities to our local, graduating seniors. Whether a two or four-year program through college, a university, or technical school, our volunteers are motivated to raise funds and awareness to assist our future leaders. Through your generosity, the foundation asks for your continued support so we can enable our young leaders the the opportunities they deserve.

We extend the invitation to you so you help their dreams become a reality through a tax-deductible donation.

Financial Literacy / Education:

The FirstLight Community Foundation believes we have a social responsibility to elevate financial literacy and education efforts in our in El Paso, Ft. Bliss, and Las Cruces communities. We strive to:

  • incorporate social change via diversity, equity, and inclusion in what we do
  • find new and alternative ways to promote financial education in our respective communities
  • work with local schools, universities, trade schools, small businesses and nonprofits…being part of the discussion and framework to build our community financial literacy efforts
Our Progress
Our Goal $10,000
Total Amount Raised
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