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El Paso Matters Donors
$940,000 American Journalism Project
$425,000 Emerson Collective
$185,000 Arnold Ventures
$170,000 El Paso Community Foundation
$150,000 Meta Journalism Project (formerly Facebook Journalism Project)
$75,000 Center for Gender and Reproductive Equity, Meadows Foundation
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$60,000 Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation; Open Campus Media
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$50,000 Inasmuch Foundation
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$25,000 Sam Legate, Rapoport Foundation
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