Community Grants Committee

Invitation to Join the 2018

Latino Grant Awards Committee

Join a group of leaders (this means you) who share a vision of a thriving and civically engaged Latino community! Be part of the Latino Community Fund of Washington State’s 2018 Grant Awards Committee.

As a member of the 2018 Grant Awards Committee, you will review and make recommendations to allocate resources to essential Latino nonprofit organizations developing grassroots leadership. As a member of the committee, you will have an opportunity to be part of supporting local leaders in Washington State who are working to improve the well-being of Latino children and families. 

As a leader of the Grant Awards Committee, you will:

  • Collaborate with 15-20 community leaders
  • Model your leadership through leading the way with a personal gift and enlisting others
  • Receive support to develop a shared analysis of resource equity and community engagement
  • Become stewards of resources and make recommendations to support Latino leadership

 

Commitment: July - October 201(Most meetings in Pioneer Square, Downtown Seattle)

 

July 31st (Pending) - Session #1:

  • Introductions
  • Resource equity
  • Practice leadership by modeling the way and enlisting others
  • Investing in change in addition to charity
  • Review nomination process

 

August 7th - Session #2:

  • Racial Equity Analysis
  • Values-Based Philanthropy
  • Review nomination process

 

Late-August  - Session #3 (OPTIONAL) in collaboration with Social Justice Fund:

  • Fundraising workshop

Late August – Late September: Review Grant Submissions

 

September 25th - Session #4:

  • Review values-based philanthropy
  • Collaborate with other leaders to recommend community grant awards

 

October 18th -  Session #5: Celebrate!

  • Celebrate!!

 

Are you interested in joining the Community Grant Awards Committee?

Fill out the Word Document Form and email to lilliane@latinocommunityfund.org or

Submit online at https://goo.gl/forms/PDC5tgu7F80tn5Bf2.

 

Questions? Contact Lilliane Ballesteros at lilliane@latinocommunityfund.org

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The Latino Community Fund of Washington State cultivates new leaders, supports cultural and community based non-profit organizations, and improves the quality of life for all Washingtonians. To achieve its mission and address the needs of Latinos, LCF programs create a vibrant community through civic engagement, healthy families, arts and culture.  Since it began, LCF has invested over $500,000 in community grants and scholarships to improve education, economic empowerment, arts, civic engagement, environmental justice and health in our communities.

 

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