KACF is committed to making a difference in the Korean and Asian American communities. We identify, support and help to strengthen community-based organizations that creates a pathway to economic security and invest in the well-being of low-income individuals and families.
What did KACF’s funding do:
- 90% of low-income high school seniors who are English Language Learners are now in college.
- About 90% of fourth grade students, mostly children of immigrants, that are in test prep programs tests proficient in math and 60% in English Language Arts, which surpasses the city average.
- Published a survey report on the Asian public housing tenants who have Limited English Proficiency demanding greater language access for its residents to ensure improved services and better quality of life.
- Guided 22 Korean American older adults to pass the Citizenship Test, an achievement that increased their self-confidence and equally important, their access to public benefits.
- KACF invests in solutions to create positive change across communities and generations. Our grants support programs that provide pathways to success and a healthy future for low-income Korean Americans.
- Annually screened over 400 low-income, uninsured and underinsured women for cancer, and women who were diagnosed with breast cancer was supported through diagnosis and free treatment.
- Trained staff members from an anti-trafficking organization on public speaking and presentation skills to ensure they are able to effectively educate and engage the community on the trafficking issue.
- Worked with Board and staff at a domestic violence agency in creating a sense of team and mission alignment after a merger with another nonprofit to ensure successful integration.