Siembra Latinos Fund Grants
Founded in 2017, the Siembra Latinos Fund (SLF) is an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.
Each year, the SLF Advisory Board determines where its available grant dollars can be placed for greatest impact based on their communities’ highest priority needs. The Advisory Board is composed of community volunteers.
- Siembra Latinos grants are open to 501(c)3* nonprofit organizations and public agencies serving Monterey County residents, predominantly Latino residents.
- All organizations applying for a grant must be current on reporting obligations for past CFMC grants.
- Only one application per grant cycle will be considered. Only one Siembra Latinos grant per organization will be awarded each calendar year.
*Organizations or collaborative projects that are not legally incorporated may partner with a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 organization which will serve as the fiscal sponsor for the proposed grant. The fiscal sponsor must agree to be accountable to the CFMC for the programmatic and financial outcomes of the grant and have a signed agreement with the sponsored group verifying the terms of the arrangement.
Guidelines and Application
Funding will be considered for the following types of requests:
- Program Support: for the expansion or refinement of existing programs, new programs that show the promise of impact and sustainability, and support for emergency or special circumstances.
- Operating Support: unrestricted grants to organizations that have a proven track record of community benefit.
- 2023 SLF Grant Guidelines
|August 2, 2024
|Funding Decisions Announced
Within 11 months, grant recipients will be expected to provide a written evaluation.
|Action Council of Monterey County
|Mi Vida Mi Futuro College and Career Education Program
|Salinas Community Science Workshop
|STEAM Gxrls group at Salinas Community Science Workshop
|Social Media Empower for Youth and Teens, teaching self-regulation through art.
|Familias con Mas
|Wonder Wood Ranch
|TAILS Training Program for Trauma-Impacted Latino Youth
Joel Hernandez Laguna
Community Impact and Equity Manager