The Hispanic Fund, founded in 1986, serves the following purposes:
to support financially the activity of non-profit organizations that foster Hispanic concerns;
to promote self-sufficiency and self esteem within the Hispanic Community;
to exercise and promote Hispanic Leadership in meeting the changing needs and opportunities in the community;
to improve the physical, economic, and educational conditions that affect the quality of life of Hispanics in Lorain County;
and to promote a better understanding of the Hispanic culture.
The Hispanic Fund’s volunteer Advisory Committee awards grants annually in August to support the activities of social service agencies serving the Hispanic community, scholarships, and recognition of outstanding leaders as role models. With assets of over $315,000, the Hispanic Fund is making a difference and building philanthropy here in Lorain County.