Two Worlds, One Community
The story of the border is a tale not of two cities but of two worlds that collide and create a unique and complex community. This community faces enormous challenges but at the same time possess extraordinary assets, strengths and great promise.
Established in 2002, the US-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) and its members are working to ensure that border communities have the tools and opportunity to cultivate the region's untapped potential and create a vibrant future.
What we are:
The US-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) is a binational membership organization that brings together individuals and institutions from the US and Mexico that serve in, and care about the US-Mexico border region. We provide the tools and opportunities that help strengthen our members’ ability to pursue and achieve their individual missions in the border. We do this by offering cross-regional networking, learning, professional and organizational development tools, products and services to our members.
Who we are:
BPP members are individuals and institutions that are located on the border or outside of the region. We share a common vision and commitment for a thriving border region.
Potential members include:
What we do
BPP membership offers products and services that help our members better serve their constituents including:
Why we do it
BPP members believe that as border residents and institutions we can do more for our region together than alone. We also believe that community philanthropy is a vehicle through which communities can define their own destinies. Cross-border dialogue, collaboration and leadership are all necessary ingredients to raising a common voice for the region and ultimately advancing the interests of all border communities.