El Paso Electric has a long history of supporting community-based and nonprofit organizations in our community. If you represent a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) and would like to apply for a financial contribution, take a moment to review our guidelines and complete the required forms and application.

Community Partner Program Manual

You can download a copy of the complete
Program Manual here.

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Contribution Application

All applications must be submitted electronically by clicking on this link. Please note that there are two application deadlines every year: March 1st with decisions made by April 1st and August 1st with decisions made by September 1st.

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Required Forms

All requests must include the following information:

  • Name and contact information for Executive Director, Chair, and/or President
  • Name and contact information for Contact Person for the application
  • Proof of IRS nonprofit tax designation
  • Mission and history of the organization
  • Description of the program for which funds are being requested
  • A demographic profile of the individuals benefiting from the program
  • The geographic area and size of the group served
  • Names and affiliations of current board members
  • Organization’s brochure (if available)
  • Affiliation to local or national associations
  • Description of how the organization will recognize EPE
  • The names of EPE employees involved with the organization
  • Percentage of the contribution in relation to the project that this funding is for
  • Percentage of the contribution in relation to the total fundraising activity for the organization
  • Percentage of the organization’s administrative costs in relation to its total operating budget
  • Copy of the most recent 990 filed with the IRS
  • Copy of the most recent audited financial statements
  • El Paso Electric Supplier Form
  • Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification (IRS Form W-9)

For More Information on El Paso Electric’s Community Partner Program, contact:

George De La Torre,
Manager of Strategic Communications
and Community Engagement
100 North Stanton
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone: (915) 543-5823

New Mexico
Ricardo Gonzales
Director, New Mexico External Affairs
201 N. Water Street
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
Phone: (575) 523-3506