GECU Foundation


The GECU Foundation is dedicated to supporting our community and elevating the lives of the people that live in it. All contribution requests are awarded to nonprofit organizations or to accredited higher-education institutions and all contribution requests must align with at least one of the 11 developmental issues that focus on overcoming barriers to economic growth and prosperity for families and their communities.

See our charitable contribution guidelines below and fill out all required information on the form to get started. If a contribution is awarded, an annual impact statement is requested at the end of the calendar year. Contribution requests are evaluated on a quarterly basis.

All requests need to be submitted via this website.


Qualifying charitable causes include, but are not limited to:

  • Charitable causes that focus on these 11 developmental issues: education, savings mobilization, representation, hunger, health, housing, transportation, employment and income generation, access to credit, appropriate technology, and environment.
  • Grants or scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students that are seeking higher education at accredited institutions including, but not limited to, trade schools, the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Community College, Texas Tech University and others.
  • In the form of distributions to nonprofit organizations to further financial literacy.

Contributions are awarded to nonprofit organizations or to an accredited higher education institution.

For further questions, please contact Georgina Hernández, Executive Director, at 915.774.5996 or

**The 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.