Programs We Support

VIVA builds strong communities by providing funding for programs aimed at empowering the members of the Hispanic and other minority communities in the northwest.  Some of the major programs we have supported are:

  • Deaconness Lations Unidos Program (DLUP)
  • Parents Trust Familias Latinas Yakima
  • Cinco de Mayo Seattle Event
  •  4H Programs Washington State Extension Programs
  • Shoreline Community College Foundation Scholarship
  •  Image Children's Museum Summer Camp for low income Hispanic/Latino children
  • UW Latino Medical Student Association Conference Student Sponsorship

The focuses of the programs we support are:

Life Skills

  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Self-Esteem
  • Problem Solving


  • Scholarship
  • Employment
  • Marketable Skills
  • Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Wolunteerism
  • Teamwork
  • Advocacy

Financial Literacy

  • Housing
  • Investments
  • Money Management
  • Endowments