Preserving Pathways to Citizenship
El Fondo de Nuestra Comunidad is committed to fostering social change while preserving traditional culture and values within the local Latino community. El Fondo supports grassroots programs that sustain the community’s values and support its long-term self-sufficiency. In addition to financial contributions large and small, El Fondo invites community members to commit their talent and time in support of its efforts.
Grant applications accepted through August 14, 2019.
How El Fondo Makes a Difference
Since 1996, El Fondo has provided 165 grants to nonprofits throughout the state of Minnesota. These grants aim to cultivate future leadership by supporting Latino outreach and bilingual education programs in area schools. Another area of focus is civic engagement. For example, El Fondo supported programs including the Latino Outreach Initiative of the Immigrant Law Center and the Immigrant Worker Organizing Project.
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