23 minutes | Oct 4th 2016

Latino Community Foundation and The Giving Circles

Today our guest is the Latino Community Foundation CEO Jacqueline Martinez Garcel. LCF have been growing exponentially in the last years helping the community and inspiring many to be part of their effort. Their programs have helped thousands, and they are planning on helping many more. One of their programs is the “Latino Giving Circle,” where regular members of the society get together to join forces with others for the common good, spreading wealth and education in worthy causes. A few years ago I interviewed the Latino Community Foundation when they were just launching their first Latino Giving Circle. Right now they have successfully established 14 and have started many others. Their plan is to raise the number to a thousand giving circles all around the state. Networking event for Latino Giving Circle Members The Latino Giving Circle are small groups with 10 to 50 members that network and get together to raise money, to bring their funds and to choose the best cause that fit their interest. They pay an annual fee and meet once every quarter to manage the common fund. The LCF help then to point out the issue they are more invested in as a group. Some examples [...]
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