Firecracker Fund: 2019 Grant Application

Through the Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker Run Committee, Inc. (LACFRC) Fund, APCF is offering for the 8th year a grant opportunity to all eligible 501(c)(3) organizations conducting programs for the underserved Asian and Pacific Islander (API) population in Los Angeles and/or Orange Counties.

LACFRC is a community-based, non-profit organization supported fully by volunteers who donate their time to organize an annual run/walk and bike ride to promote overall health and well-being, and highlight the community and culture of Los Angeles Chinatown. The race & ride proceeds benefit local elementary schools and community organizations. To learn more about LACFRC and the 42nd annual run/walk and bike ride on the weekend of February 15-16, 2020, please visit

Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Healthy Lifestyle: Nutrition & Physical Well-Being: One (1) $5,000 Grant Available


  • Service Area: Los Angeles and/or Orange Counties

  • Population: Underserved Asian and/or Pacific Islanders

  • Program Area: To promote healthy lifestyles through nutrition and/or physical fitness/activities.

  • Organization: Must be a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization or have a fiscal sponsor/agent as such. Past grantee organizations must wait two years in order to be eligible to apply again.

  • Project Budget: Limited to $25,000 and under

Download Budget Worksheet HERE

Click HERE to Download a Sample Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5:00pm

Application must be submitted online by the deadline with the additional required information delivered or postmarked no later than December 6, 2019. Paper applications and late entries will not be accepted — no exceptions. (See “Required Attachments” section on Sample Application for more information)