LA2050 Grants Challenge applications are open now through June 28th, 2024.
2023 Grants Challenge

ACT 1: Literacy and Child Development

Our child development centers/daycares are in need of updated books and media that center our growing community. Books that are bilingual, demonstrate LGBTQ* families, and center disabled individuals.


What is the primary issue area that your application will impact?

K-12 STEAM Education

In which areas of Los Angeles will you be directly working?

South LA

In what stage of innovation is this project, program, or initiative?

Expand existing project, program, or initiative

What is your understanding of the issue that you are seeking to address?

Lack of material in our most critical areas. Books have the opportunity to change and inspire. Free books, new books, encouraging participation with our local libraries. I want to continue providing free books to our most vulnerable.

Describe the project, program, or initiative this grant will support to address the issue.

No matter the Grant amount, books will provided to every day care in the south La region. We will remove previous books and donate and update with newer books that describe our lives.

Describe how Los Angeles County will be different if your work is successful.

I do this daily. I have seen organizations and small Daycares thrill when I show up with new books. We can deliver books weekly and make An attempt to provide reading time with local Community members

What evidence do you have that this project, program, or initiative is or will be successful, and how will you define and measure success?

This would be our second year continuing this project. We provided thousands of books with a budget of $5K Imagine $10K

Approximately how many people will be impacted by this project, program, or initiative?

Direct Impact: 20

Indirect Impact: 900