LCF has developed community leadership and engagement through capacity building, leadership development and investment in community projects. It has provided training and issue education to more than 1,000 community members and youth. 

Last year, LCF increased civic participation through contact with direct phone calls to more than 8,000 residents, and reached many more thousand in Eastern Washington through radio. It successfully advocated for the largest allocation to farmworker housing of $27 million, and for inclusive admission policies for talented undocumented students to attend UW School of Medicine.

LCF has invested over $1,000,000 in community grants, awards, scholarships, and sponsorships to promote and improve education, economic empowerment, arts and culture, civic engagement, health, environmental and climate justice.

Some of the organizations that have received grant awards include:

Bailadores de Bronce

Ballard Civic Orchestra

Casa Latina

Centro Latino

Chicano Empowerment & Enrichment Coalition

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo

Community to Community Development

Comunidad Latina de Vashon

Consejo Counseling & Referral Service

DreamFields Project

El Centro de La Raza

Entre Hermanos

eSe Teatro

EWU Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)

Familias Unidas

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance

La Casa Hogar

La Cima Bilingual Leadership Camp

La Sala

Latino Educational Training Institute

Latinos for Communities Transformation

Mari's Place

Movimiento AfroLatino Seattle

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Para los Niños

Proyecto Mole Youth Leadership

Puentes: Advocacy, Counseling & Education

Restaurant Opportunities Center-Seattle

Seattle Latino Film Festival

Simposio Mujeres Latinas

Somos Seattle

UW Latino Student Union

UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars

Viva Hispanic Foundation

WA Family & Community Engagement Trust

WA Immigrant Solidarity Network/Red

Impact from grant awards has preserved and sustained vital programs for children, youth and families. Award recipients have leveraged their LCF award to attract additional funding and increase their capacity to serve thousands more in the community.

LCF has assisted over 3,000 individuals to access health care resources through the Healthy Latino Families Initiative in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties since 2012. LCF has informed and engaged over 2,000 individuals in the Latino community in South King County on Environmental Justice issues. Through these programs, LCF has trained many volunteers to provide outreach and education through the Healthy Latino Families Initiative programs. 

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