LRFA

Latvian Relief Fund of America


LRFA is a professionally managed, non-profit, mutual assistance organization, designed to provide our members with affordable health care plans and financial assistance in emergencies. We support other Latvian-American organizations and education in the U.S. and abroad.
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LRFA Scholarship Program

Over the past 5 years, LRFA was able to grant more than $100,000 in scholarships to help promote Baltic culture and education. We are honored to be able to help our members experience these great opportunities to learn more about Baltic history and traditions.
Your donations to the LRFA Scholarship Fund help make this possible. Support future generations with your gift. Donations are tax-deductible. Thank you!

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Make a donation and support our organization's efforts. You can make a contribution using your credit card or PayPal account below.



Examples of eligible programs

1. Baltic summer camps and educational programs:

2. "Sveika, Latvija" and "Heritage Latvia" cultural trips:
We support our members enrolling in the "Sveika, Latvija" 2-week summer educational tours for teens, adults and families. These trips are organized by the American Latvian Association.

3. Other cultural experiences:
LRFA members may also apply for scholarship assistance to attend other cultural experiences, meetings, and events. Examples include annual ALA/ALJA Kongress participation, Latvian language education at colleges and universities, etc. LRFA has also helped folk dance groups from the US participate in festivals in Latvia and Canada.

Scholarship Applications
Each year, LRFA members can apply for financial assistance for Baltic education and cultural programs.
If the applicant is under 18, both the child and parent need to be LRFA members for at least 1 year prior to application, in order to be eligible for these scholarships.
All applications must be received no later than May 31st of each year. LRFA membership is required for all applicants.
Download a Scholarship Application form



Camp Scholarship Recipients:
2013 Katskilu Nometne from Elizabete Mitenberga on Vimeo.
2013 Katskilu Nometne video by Ilona Vilcina
Dance Group Scholarship Recipients:


"Sveika, Latvija" Scholarship Recipients:
We support our members enrolling in the "Sveika, Latvija" 2-week summer educational tours for teens, adults and families. These trips are organized by the American Latvian Association.




Make a Donation:
Did you know that your donation to LRFA is tax-deductible? Make a donation and support our organization's efforts.
For your convenience, there are several options when making a donation.
You can make a contribution using your credit card or PayPal account below or mail us a check today. In addition, you can make bequest or make LRFA a beneficiary as part of your estate planning.

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