Available Grants

LULAC’s programs revitalize Hispanic neighborhoods from within by creating innovative grassroots programs in over 1,000 Hispanic communities served by LULAC Councils.

Greetings Friends and Members of LULAC, 

The following grant opportunities are currently accepting applicants. These grants support programmatic efforts in partnership with our LULAC councils, funding and community partners. 

LULAC provides these opportunities to both current and potential grantees based on availability and capacity. Check back periodically for updates or click here to sign up to be notified by email of future funding opportunities.

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Ford Driving Dreams Grants Program

Deadline: September 20th, 2022

The Ford Driving Dreams Grants program, a collaboration of Ford Motor Company Fund and LULAC Institute, Inc., is seeking to award seed grants to LULAC Councils and their educational partners to address Latino graduation rates in their communities. We invite LULAC Councils across the country and Puerto Rico to apply for this esteemed grant. 

Through this initiative, Ford Fund and LULAC will support innovative top-notch programs that help stimulate STEAM academic achievement, high school completion, and promote college enrollment.

Learn more at www.lulac.org/ford.

Project RISE

Coming Soon - Fall 2022

LULAC in partnership with Toyota are working to empower the next generation of leaders through LULAC’s Project Rise program to elevate the representation of the Hispanic community in higher education, including non-traditional tracks, and alternative careers.
Project RISE is an after-school program for Hispanic students between the ages of 16 to 18 years old who identify as at-risk. The meaningful program curriculum introduces skill awareness and workforce concepts while building a supportive environment and increasing participants’ confidence and self-esteem.

Learn more at www.lulac.org/projectrise.

Latina Entrepreneur Academy

Coming Soon

The Latina Entrepreneur Academy is a part of LULAC’s Women’s Empowerment (WE) Initiative designed to train, motivate, and inspire women, especially those of Hispanic descent, to build their own businesses or enhance their existing ones. The academy will provide a series of informational sessions on various topics that will better prepare women entering the world of entrepreneurship. Through this initiative, we hope to nurture this entrepreneurial spirit and provide support to driven Latinas who seek to launch and/or expand business endeavors.

Learn more at www.lulac.org/academy.

Sembrando Comunidad

Deadline: October 7, 2022

On behalf of LULAC Institute Inc. and No Kid Hungry, we invite you to apply for the 2022-2023 Sembrando Comunidad Food and Nutrition Program. We believe that it is important to address food insecurity in communities across the United States.  Through this initiative, LULAC and No Kid Hungry will provide funding to host food box distributions, offer nutritional eating workshops and educational events to discuss the public charge rule and government programs such as SNAP and WIC available to community members. We invite LULAC councils located in Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas to apply for this grant.

Learn more at www.lulac.org/comunidad.