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 – In the Acrobat startup window, select  File, CombineMerge 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


Tina Boynton
Vice President, Grants
1 (858) 334-9924