The Korean American Community Foundation was founded in 2002 to strengthen the lives of individuals and families in the Korean-American community and beyond.
Grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded in support of programs that strengthen the economic security of low-income Korean Americans in the greater New York metropolitan area. The foundation will consider programs that provide skills-building and training that increases opportunities for quality jobs; access to financial resources and services in support of immediate financial stability and long-term asset building; increase college matriculation and persistence; and/or access to affordable and stable housing. KACF supports direct service programs as well as those that address root causes which are barriers to economic security for low-income individuals and families.
To be eligible, all applicants must be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or have a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3); be located within the greater New York metro area; have an operational history of at least six months; have an established working board of directors; and have filed an IRS Form 990 and/orbe able to submit audited financials.
For complete program guidelines and application instructions, see the KACF website.