GECU FOUNDATION

Donate Today and Make an Impact

Thank you for your interest in donating to the GECU Foundation!1 It’s donors like you who allow us to continue to make a direct impact in assisting charitable organizations that make a difference in our communities.

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Why we focus on philanthropy

Philanthropy helps improve the well-being of those around us by preventing and solving social problems. Philanthropy is not the same as charity. Charity focuses on eliminating the suffering caused by social problems, while philanthropy focuses on eliminating social problems.

Make a charitable donation now and join our movement that strives to help our communities thrive! Please fill out the form below to complete your donation.

The GECU Foundation in action

See the impact that we make in the El Paso, Texas, community through philanthropy   

From fundraising events to volunteer opportunities throughout the year, the GECU Foundation is always working to elevate our community.

We’re Here To Answer Your Charitable-donation Questions
  • Who does the GECU Foundation benefit?
    The foundation benefits organizations that focus on core developmental issues that include education, savings mobilization, representation, hunger, health, housing, transportation, employment and income generation, access to credit, appropriate technology, and environment.
  • What is the impact of the GECU Foundation?
    Since its inception, the foundation has awarded funds of more than $340,000 for scholarships to UTEP, Texas Tech and El Paso Community College students. In 2019, we fundraised and donated $247,000 to El Paso Strong efforts, working closely with United Way of El Paso County, El Paso Community Foundation and Paso del Norte Community Foundation. And in 2020, we donated more than $243,000 to help organizations combat the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Can I get a tax deduction from my financial donation?
    If you itemize deductions on your federal tax return, you may be entitled to claim your donation to the GECU Foundation as a charitable deduction. Please consult your tax adviser.
  • What financial information is available about the GECU Foundation?
  • What do you do with my donor information?
    As a public foundation, we are not required to disclose the name or any other information of our donors. Information is safely stored in our donor database. A list of names and addresses of contributors who give more than $5,000 is contained in our Form 990, Schedule B.
1The GECU Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity established to maximize philanthropic efforts benefitting education, community programs and charitable giving. If you itemize deductions on your federal tax return, you may be entitled to claim your donation to the GECU Foundation as a charitable deduction. Please consult your tax adviser.
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