Foundation / Corporation
Castellano Family Foundation
Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to Santa Clara County, California nonprofit organizations to positively impact the lives of Latinos, with an emphasis on youth. LOIs are due no later than January 15. Early submission is encouraged. Types of grants include general operating, projects, matching, challenge, and capacity building.
1) Educating Latino Youth (especially low-income, at-risk or incarcerated youth)
-Summer bridge, mentoring and tutoring programs.
-Out-of-school programs that improve reading, writing and math skills.
-Scholarship programs that promote retention and follow up.
-Programs that foster parent/family awareness and knowledge of college requirements, academic supports, and academic socialization of their children.
-Programs that encourage learning, address the education deficits of these youth, and provide social service supports for their families.
2) Latino Arts & Culture
-Community-based arts and arts education programs for youth.
-Capacity building to help Latino arts organizations sustain, expand or improve arts programming.
-Latino artists and performances.
3) Latino Leadership & Diversity
-Support leadership development programs, especially those that target Latinas and youth.
-Increase the ethnic diversity of local nonprofit boards.
-Create or expand paid internships for Latinos.
GrantWatch ID#: 166439
Eligible Request Size: $1,000 - $25,000.
Typical Grant Size: $5,000 - $10,000.
Grants in the range of $15,000 - $25,000 are rare and usually reserved for grantees who have well-established relationships with the Foundation.
Multi-year grants are available to established grantees only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Angie Briones, Director of Programs & Operations
Castellano Family Foundation
1922 The Alameda, STE. 210A
San Jose, CA 95126-1458
Santa Clara County
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