The Founders

Alcario and his wife Carmen have received numerous awards and recognitions including Cornerstone of the Arts Award from the City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs, HFSV La Familia Award, PACT Leadership in Action Award, Latino Heritage Leadership Award, Premio Tequio from the Mexican Consulate, Distinguished Philanthropist of the Year Award from the Latino Community Foundation, Si Se Puede Award from the Chavez Family Foundation, Portraits of Success Award, and ABBY Award from the Arts Council Silicon Valley.

Grant Application

Interested applicants should register online to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) as the first step in the application process. If your organization meets our eligibility criteria and your project aligns with our strategies, you will receive an email invitation to complete the online application.

Next Application Deadline

New! Beginning July 1, 2017 the foundation will only consider grant requests during two grant cycles a year in the fall (August - October) and spring (February - April). The specific due dates for each cycle will be posted at least 30 days in advance of a deadline.