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Community Foundation

We believe in you!

The FirstLight Community Foundation and its volunteer board are proud to introduce our 2022 Scholarship Program—a customized online/mobile friendly platform with NO PAPER and NO WRITTEN ESSAYS!  Better yet, outside the opportunity to earn a scholarship with our Foundation, this dynamic solution can match your child with thousands of other scholarships and grants to support their educational efforts. 

Applications open February 28, 2022 through April 4, 2022

Apply Now!

Of note: The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to provide partial scholarship amounts to deserving applicants. 


We cultivate We partner with local schools, universities, trade and technical schools to provide financial in-person or virtual financial education.
We collaborate Through outreach programs, we work with community and non-profit organizations to build financial confidence
We empower Through grantmaking, member contributions, and the generosity of the community, we provide educational scholarships to our servicing school districts in El Paso, Ft. Bliss, and Las Cruces communities.



To elevate individual and community financial wellness.

Through our people, our community, and our industry partners, our Foundation wants to

  • cultivate new relationships
  • collaborate with students, administrators, business owners and nonprofits
  • empower our community to enrich their financial lives

We believe we have a social responsibility to elevate financial literacy/education efforts in our communities. We strive to:

  • Inspire social change via diversity, equity, and inclusion in what we do
  • Find new and alternative ways to promote financial education in our serving communities
  • Work with schools and nonprofits alike…being part of the discussion and framework to build our communities financial well-being.


You want to make a difference in your community? Your financial generosity makes a big difference in the lives of our future leaders. Make a donation today!

If you are a school administrator, business owner, or nonprofit organization, the Foundation can provide certified financial counselors, licensed financial advisors, or just high-energy team members to speak to your students, employees, or soldiers in your classroom or special event.  Contact us today @