Latino Organizing Fund

The Latino Organizing Fund was created in partnership with the Saba Chai Five foundation and with the support of thousands of individual donors in order to strengthen grassroots organizing in the region’s Latino communities. Learn more about the 2013 Latino Organizing Fund grantees here.

Who qualifies for a grant?

The Latino Organizing Fund makes grants to organizations that:

  • Meet all basic eligibility requirements and funding criteria
  • Have a long-term vision for and engage strategies that promote racial and/or economic justice
  • Are building a local base for taking collective action against the problem being addressed
  • Are changing the balance of power between community members and decision makers
  • Have leadership and membership that includes a significant number of people who identify as Latino
  • Will further the growth and long-term development of Latino nonprofit organizations and/or cultivate the next generation of Latino leaders

What is the award size?

Grants range from $5,000 to $10,000. Organizations that receive grants from the Latino Organizing Fund are NOT eligible for Racial & Economic Justice Fund or Future Fund grants from Bread & Roses in the same cycle.

Who makes decisions about grants?

The Community Grantmaking Committee is a group of activists and community members who make decisions about grants.

What is the deadline?

There is currently no cycle open for this grant.

In the past 35+ years, Bread & Roses has given away more than $10 million to support local changemakers. Learn more about Bread & Roses grants and funds.