El Pasoans in need can apply for the El Paso Community Debit Card which provides up to $1,000 in CARES Act money.

The El Paso Community Foundation and Project BRAVO have teamed up to help those most vulnerable in our community with the creation of the El Paso Community Foundation Debit Card.

The community debit card is funded by the $2.5 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act money from the City of El Paso. These prepaid cards can provide up to $1,000 for families and individuals struggling with money to cover groceries, prescriptions, and other basic needs.

Application Details:

  • To qualify applicants must reside in the city or county of El Paso
  • Must have an income less than 80 percent of the El Paso area median income
  • Must have back up documentation, including proof of their novel coronavirus-related hardship
  • Must have a valid ID, and a utility or cell phone bill with the applicant’s name and current address to prove residency.
  • To apply – visit projectbravo.org

Applicants are encouraged to apply early as the deadline for funding ends November 30, 2020, and it may take up to a month to process most applications.

For more information contact Project BRAVO at contact@projectbravo.org, or call any of Project BRAVO’s six offices:

  • Central, 2000 Texas Avenue, 307-4951
  • Eastside, 14901 Whitetail Deer Drive, 565-1377
  • Lower Valley, 13680 Socorro Road, San Elizario, 872-3915
  • Northeast, 8815 Dyer Street, Suite 300, 757-0199
  • Westside, 7000 5th Street, Canutillo, 801-0146
  • Ysleta, 8908 Old County Road, 629-7664


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