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$1,000,000 to make LA the best place to learn, create, connect, play, and live


On February 3rd, LA2050 will launch its seventh My LA2050 Grants Challenge, a $1,000,000 competition to support proposals that will make LA the best place to learn, create, live, connect, and play. LA2050 is a community-guided initiative driving and tracking progress toward a shared vision for the future of Los Angeles.

The challenge aims to tap into the creativity and innovation of organizations across Los Angeles County to inspire a better future for the region. LA2050 is inviting organizations including non-profit groups, for-profit businesses, and government agencies to apply for grant funding to carry out their proposal to build a better LA.

In addition to $1,000,000 in grant funding provided by the Goldhirsh Foundation, additional funds will be awarded by the Annenberg Foundation to support organizations' diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and by the Snap Foundationto support projects that develop pathways to the creative economy. Co-working space Second Home Hollywood will also offer free office, meeting, and event space to help winning organizations accomplish their goals.

Those interested in participating in the challenge should visit for contest rules, eligibility guidelines, and submission instructions. The submission deadline is March 27th, 2020 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

You can follow LA2050 at,, and on Instagram @LA2050, and connect with the challenge on Twitter using #MyLA2050GrantsChallenge

AuthorTeam LA2050