Merging PDF files for electronic submission of your grant proposal:

Las Patronas requires that you complete the grant application form and upload your supporting materials as a single PDF (see Application Form for documents required).

PDFs can be merged using several methods:

  • Using Adobe Acrobat Pro select – In the Acrobat startup window, File, Combine, Merge files into a single PDF. A video by Adobe demonstrates the process using Adobe XI.
  • Using Preview in Apple OSX  - For a detailed explanation go here.
  • PDFMerge!-  A free online website that will merge several PDF files.
  • Sejda-   Another online option with a few more options with rearranging pages.
  • FedEx/Kinko's -  Staff can help merge PDF documents if brought to a store on a USB Flash drive or disk.

PDF size can be reduced at


Julie Garrie Vice President, Grants (619) 316-4003