Pay-Less Community Foundation launches Kick the Fat 2022 mini-grant opportunities


The Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of its mini-grant opportunities beginning today.

The Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation focuses on providing opportunities for community organizations to better serve the residents of Guam.

An optional pre-application workshop will be held via Zoom video presentation on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Interested participants are requested to register by sending an email to

This year, the foundation will offer grant funding to eligible local organizations whose aim is to improve the quality of life on Guam and address significant gaps in the area of social services.

Furthermore, the Payless Markets Community Foundation is actively engaged in several community campaigns and efforts to promote causes in social services-related areas.

“We are pleased to be able to provide assistance for social service organizations as they have held our community together in these difficult times; we thank them for the critical work that they do each day and look forward to seeing what projects we can assist with that will provide the greatest benefit to our vulnerable populations in need,” said Marie Calvo Benito, Foundation President.

For more information, contact the foundation at

Officially incorporated in 2006, the Pay-Less Community Foundation was established to better serve the Guam community and maximize available resources to support our non-profit agencies in becoming more effective in the delivery of services to meet our communities’ needs.

The Pay-Less Community Foundation aims to improve the quality of life of the people of Guam and focuses on various service areas, primarily health, education, social services and the environment.

The application packet is attached below and may also be found on the foundation’s website at