Transformative Latino Philanthropy
Cariño is the Spanish word for love, caring, and compassion. Family and community form Latino values, and those experiences inspire giving. Cariño honors those experiences through action. It represents love for community and viewing your community as an extension of your family.
Build on the Latino legacy of giving by inspiring action.
Strengthen the Latino community in Southern Arizona and transform lives through strategic Latino philanthropy.
Latino-led, Latino-serving non-profits that work to create real, positive, lasting change in our community through justice, equity and civic initiatives.
Cariño is comprised of individual thought leaders committed to strengthening the Latino community through collaborative philanthropy. Circle members are empowered as decision makers about where their critical financial resources will be invested through participation in a selection and grant award process to Latino-led, Latino-serving non-profits.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Southern Arizona lacks strategic philanthropic support for Latinos. Latinos must build a stronger and more cohesive philanthropic vision. Cariño is committed to strengthening the role of Latinos in philanthropy.
- More than $410 billion was given in charitable dollars in 2017 in the U.S.
Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2017
- Nationally, Latino nonproﬁts receive less than 1.1% of all philanthropic dollars
D5 Coalition Report: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Just 6-8% of trustees and only 2% of CEO’s at grantmaking institutions today are Latino
Hispanics in Philanthropy
CARIÑO LATINO GIVING CIRCLE LEADERSHIP
Claudia Jasso-Stevens, Founder