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About our Juntos Fund

At the Siete Juntos Fund, we strive to empower and support Latino communities, in line with our family’s motto of "Juntos es Mejor.” We have committed 2 million dollars towards creating positive change through collaboration and inclusivity. Our goal is to build a more equitable and prosperous future for all by providing the necessary resources and support for underserved communities to thrive.

Past Juntos Fund Recipients

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This year, we are awarding a total of $300,000 to Latino-owned food and beverage establishments across the country.

Applications are open to the first 400 eligible applicants or until July 1st.

Preview the application questions:

You can download a list of all of the questions before you begin here.

Juntos Fund FAQs

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. At least fifty percent (50%) Latino- or Latina-owned;
  2. With an annual revenue minimum of $50,000 and a maximum of $2,000,000;
  3. Must be a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or other legal entity, organized, existing and authorized to do business in the United States for at least two (2) years, preceding the submission of the application; and
  4. Must must comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding food preparation and service, and must also be willing and able to certify their compliance with these laws and regulations.
  5. If selected as Juntos Fund Semi-Finalist, is available to provide documentation (Social Security Number) to run a background check of all owners

An Approved Business (as defined below);

“Approved Business” is a food or non-alcoholic beverage establishment including, restaurants, cafes and coffee shops, food trucks, traveling carts, food stands and pop-ups, caterers, bakeries and pastry shops, smoothie shops, and ice cream and paleta shops.

“Approved Business” does NOT include establishments primarily offering alcohol, franchises, grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores (primarily selling packaged goods), or businesses designed to cook or operate out of consumer homes.

We will award a total of $300,000. One recipient will be awarded $75,000;  one recipient will be awarded $50,000; and one recipient will be awarded $25,000. The remaining $150,000 will be distributed to up to recipients, with no prize less than $10,000 per business.

Applications must be submitted through this application form here! Any additional documents associated with the application must also be uploaded and submitted through this form. Applications submitted through any other means shall not be considered.

If you have any questions or issues applying, you can reach out to us at hola@sietefoods.com

The award recipients will be liable for all federal, state, and local tax on their respective award amounts. 

The awards must be used for a legitimate business purpose, and must be consistent with what is proposed in your application. This is something to consider thoroughly before you apply!

We do require a written application, which will allow us to get to know you and your business. We understand that there are also many other ways to tell your story, so we encourage you to take advantage of the portion of the application with space to submit any additional info—in any format you choose (videos, photos, brochures, flyers, etc!).

Absolutely! You can download a list of the application questions here.

We are currently able to review applications written in both English and Spanish.

We love that you are thinking of someone in your community that would be a good fit for the Siete Juntos Fund. Nominate your favorite business here!Because when one of us succeeds, we all succeed.

Past Juntos Fund Recipients

Our 2023 Juntos Fund recipients

In 2023 we celebrated majority Latina-owned foodtrucks, bakeries, and eateries across the nation with a total of $200,000.

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Our 2022 Juntos Fund recipients

To uplift and celebrate taquerías in 2022, we awarded three Latinx-owned taco businesses across the nation with a total of $40,000.

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Our First Juntos Fund Recipient

Our Juntos Fund initiative started when we set out to find Latino/Latina/Latiné food businesses creating positive change in their communities. Meet CocoAndré Chocolatier y Horchatería!

2021

CocoAndré Chocolatier & Horchatería is a specialty shop based in Dallas, TX, led by the mother/daughter team of Andrea & Cindy Pedraza. They serve up hand-crafted delicious chocolates and other tasty treats filled with Mexican flavors, and a whole lot of love.

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Juntos Volamos

Together We Fly

Togetherness is our family’s way of life. It’s at the core of everything we’ve ever done, and everything we do. The name for the Siete Juntos Fund is derived from our family’s motto Juntos es Mejor, which translates to "Together is Better." We’re on a mission to create positive change in the communities that need it most, and—like all things—we want to do this together.
Juntos Volamos.

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