The Power of Philanthropy in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

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Mexican Cultural Institute

2829 16th Street NW

Washington, DC 20009

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The U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership will host a philanthropy discussion featuring leading community philanthropists dedicated to strengthening the ties between the U.S. and Mexico. The event, titled "The Power of Philanthropy in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C.

The event includes a panel discussion followed by a networking reception. Event is free but registration is required.


4:30 - 5:00


5:00 - 5:15

Welcome remarks

5:15 – 5:25

BPP Overview

5:30 – 7:00

Panel Discussion


  • Anne McEnany, President & CEO, International Community Foundation, San Diego, CA

  • Eric Pearson, President & CEO, El Paso Community Foundation, El Paso, TX

  • Enrique Diaz Rivera Robinson Bours, Board Chair, BPP; Board Member, Fundacion Tichi Muñoz, Obregon, Sonora

  • Alma Cota de Yañez, Executive Director, Fundacion del Empresariado Sonorense (FESAC), Nogales chapter, Nogales, Sonora

  • Lisa Urias, Board Member, Arizona Community Foundation


Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D., Immediate Past Chair, BPP; Executive Director and Saguaro Professor of Civic Enterprise, School of Community Resources and Development, Affiliate Faculty, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation


BPP's 10th Anniversary Celebration Reception

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​The BPP has blocked a number of rooms at the Canopy by Hilton Washington DC | The Wharf at a special group rate. Guests have until September 16th to make their reservations at the group rate; after that date, prevailing rates will apply. Please use this booking link to reserve your room. If you need call-in information, you can call 1.855.655.2412 (central reservation office) and ask for the group by name: US Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership.

We thank our sponsors for their support of our 10th Anniversary activities:

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Mexican Cultural Institute

2829 16th Street NW

Washington, DC 20009

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