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LA2050 Ideas Hub

A searchable database of great organizations and bright ideas from all of the LA2050 Grants Challenges.

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There are 2038 organizations in the Ideas Hub

The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring h
🎉 Multiyear winner

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

Founded in 1995 as the official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Ange
🎉 Multiyear winner

Lost Angels Children's Project

Founded in 2014 and incorporated in 2015, Lost Angels Children’s Project (LACP)
🎉 Multiyear winner

Homeboy Industries

Homeboy Industries provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involve
🎉 Multiyear winner

CASA of Los Angeles

CASA of Los Angeles (CASA/LA) mobilizes community volunteers to advocate for chi
🎉 Multiyear winner

Flavors From Afar

Good food for a good cause. Flavors From Afar provides traditional recipes and g
🎉 Multiyear winner

Healing California

Healing California provides free, quality dental, medical, and vision care to th
🎉 Multiyear winner

People's Pottery Project

People’s Pottery Project’s mission is to empower formerly incarcerated women, tr
🎉 Multiyear winner

City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

The Department’s mission is to enrich the lives of Los Angeles residents by prov
🎉 Multiyear winner

Las Fotos Project

Las Fotos Project’s mission is to elevate the voices of teenage girls from commu
🎉 Multiyear winner

Public Matters

Public Matters believes the arts and creativity are levers for social change. We
🎉 Multiyear winner

Defy Ventures

Defy Ventures is a national nonprofit with a vision to cut recidivism in half by
🎉 Multiyear winner

Harlem Lacrosse - Los Angeles

Harlem Lacrosse - Los Angeles uses an innovative, school-based model to challeng
🎉 Multiyear winner

Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE)

CISE brings STEM to the forefront of K-16 education by partnering with schools,
🎉 Multiyear winner

Covenant House California

Covenant House California is dedicated to serving all of God’s children with abs
🎉 Multiyear winner

People for Parks

PFP creates access to safe, vibrant play spaces in underserved LA by 1) unlockin
🎉 Multiyear winner

Move LA

Move LA has developed a successful civic engagement model to build coalitions to
🎉 Multiyear winner

CicLAvia

The mission of CicLAvia is to catalyze vibrant public spaces, active transportat
🎉 Multiyear winner

East LA Community Corporation (ELACC)

ELACC advocates for economic and social justice by developing grassroots leaders
🎉 Multiyear winner

Los Angeles Audubon Society

Connecting people with nature in the city. The mission of Los Angeles Audubon So
🎉 Multiyear winner

Theodore Payne Foundation

Theodore Payne Foundation inspires and educates Southern Californians about the
🎉 Multiyear winner

UCLA Grand Challenges

The UCLA Grand Challenges initiative brings together faculty, students and partn
🎉 Multiyear winner

The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer's

The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s (YMAA) mission is to promote understandin
🎉 Multiyear winner

Arts for Healing and Justice Network

The Arts for Healing and Justice Network (AHJN) is an interdisciplinary collabor
🎉 2023 Winner

DignityMoves

DignityMoves works to end unsheltered street homelessness in our communities by
🎉 2023 Winner

Friends of the Los Angeles River

FoLAR strives for a swimmable, fishable, boatable, bikeable LA River through adv
🎉 2023 Winner

Los Angeles Walks

Deborah Murphy, a native Angeleno, founded Los Angeles Walks in 1998 after a key
🎉 2023 Winner

North East Trees

We are a community-based, non-profit organization that helps heal environmental
🎉 2023 Winner

Peer Health Exchange

Our mission is to build healthier communities with young people. Together, we cr
🎉 2023 Winner

Prosperity Market

Our mission is to transform our local ecosystem and economy through agriculture,
🎉 2023 Winner

Streets For All

Streets For All is dedicated to expanding public transportation, bike infrastruc
🎉 2023 Winner

Black Women for Wellness

Black Women for Wellness is a non-profit committed to the empowerment, health, a
🎉 2022 Winner

Climate Resolve

Climate Resolve is a Los Angeles nonprofit dedicated to combating climate change
🎉 2022 Winner

Education Through Music-Los Angeles

ETM-LA provides high-quality music instruction in disadvantaged schools to promo
🎉 2022 Winner

Inner City Law Center

Inner City Law Center’s (ICLC) mission is to ensure decent, safe and fully habit
🎉 2022 Winner

Legacy LA Youth Development Corporation

Legacy LA's mission is to make positive interventions in the lives of young peop
🎉 2022 Winner

Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition

LBIRC’s mission is to build and sustain a thriving immigrant-led movement to end
🎉 2022 Winner

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

LACI incubates early stage cleantech companies and helps bring their products an
🎉 2022 Winner

Nature for All

Nature For All’s mission is to work to build a diverse base of support for ensur
🎉 2022 Winner

Thai Community Development Center

To advance the social and economic well-being of low- and moderate- income Thais
🎉 2022 Winner

Urban Peace Institute

With a mission to reduce violence, the Urban Peace Institute (UPI) works on the
🎉 2022 Winner

Young Women's Freedom Center

For 28 years, YWFC has provided support, mentorship, training, employment, and a
🎉 2022 Winner

Alliance in Mentorship / MiMentor

MiMentor’s mission is to develop and support innovative and inclusive mentoring
🎉 2021 Winner

Angel City Alliance

Angel City Sports is a nonprofit organization founded in 2013 to create a broad
🎉 2021 Winner

Center for Restorative Justice Works

CRJW is a non-profit that provides free family reunification and support service
🎉 2021 Winner

Children Now

Children Now's mission is to find common ground among influential opinion leader
🎉 2021 Winner

City Plants

City Plants envisions a Los Angeles in which people in every neighborhood have e
🎉 2021 Winner

Color the Water

Through free surf instruction, historical and cultural education, and media repr
🎉 2021 Winner

DIY Girls

DIY (Do-­It­-Yourself) Girls mission is to increase girls’ interest and success
🎉 2021 Winner

East Side Riders Bike Club

Our mission is to prevent kids from being in gangs and doing drugs, helping thos
🎉 2021 Winner

End Homelessness California DBA the Shower of Hope

End Homelessness California, DBA The Shower of Hope, is a 501c3 non-profit organ
🎉 2021 Winner

Fund for Guaranteed Income (F4GI)

The F4GI Compton Pledge is a landmark guaranteed income (GI) initiative that wil
🎉 2021 Winner

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

LACLJ secures justice for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and
🎉 2021 Winner

New Earth

New Earth provides mentor-based arts, educational, and vocational programs that
🎉 2021 Winner

On The Go LA

Enabling local food entrepreneurs to formalize their business without barriers.
🎉 2021 Winner

Rivet School

Rivet School is a reimagined college experience that enables students to earn an
🎉 2021 Winner

Sloane Stephens Foundation

The Sloane Stephens Foundation empowers children around the world to dream big a
🎉 2021 Winner

The Civics Center

We support student-led voter registration efforts in high school communities acr
🎉 2021 Winner

The SEED School of Los Angeles County

SEED LA’s mission is to provide an outstanding, intensive educational program an
🎉 2021 Winner

Western Center on Law & Poverty

Through the lens of economic and racial justice, the mission of Western Center o
🎉 2021 Winner

Westside Pacific Villages

Westside Pacific Villages empowers people to better navigate the changes and opp
🎉 2021 Winner

human-I-T

human-I-T believes that through social entrepreneurship opportunities are create
🎉 2021 Winner

Boyle Heights Beat

Boyle Heights Beat is a bilingual community news project produced by youth offer
🎉 2020 Winner

Central American Resource Center

CARECEN's mission is to promote the human and civil rights of Central Americans
🎉 2020 Winner

Clinica Msr. Oscar A. Romero

Our mission is to provide quality, affordable, and culturally-sensitive health c
🎉 2020 Winner

Creative Acts

Creative Acts is an organization that seeks to transform urgent social justice i
🎉 2020 Winner

Crop Swap LA

Crop Swap LA is a social enterprise seeking to close the nutritional gap in Los
🎉 2020 Winner

Flintridge Center

Flintridge Center's mission is to break the cycle of poverty and violence throug
🎉 2020 Winner

Grid110

Our mission is to foster the most thriving, inviting & inclusive community for e
🎉 2020 Winner

Jenesse Center, Inc.

Jenesse Center’s mission is to restore families impacted by domestic and sexual
🎉 2020 Winner

LA Forward

LA Forward breaks down barriers to civic participation and makes local governmen
🎉 2020 Winner

LA Sanitation and Environment

LA Sanitation and Environment (LASAN) protects public health and the environment
🎉 2020 Winner

Los Angeles Maritime Institute

The Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI) serves to empower youth to discover th
🎉 2020 Winner

Pediatric Therapy Network

The mission of Pediatric Therapy Network (PTN) is to lead the way in helping chi
🎉 2020 Winner

Reading Partners Los Angeles

Reading Partners’ mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empower
🎉 2020 Winner

Ready to Succeed

At Ready to Succeed (RTS), our mission is to support and empower youth impacted
🎉 2020 Winner

Safe Parking LA

Safe Parking LA (SPLA), supports people who are homeless and living in their veh
🎉 2020 Winner

Southern California College Access Network

SoCal CAN is a network of 85 organizations working together to increase the rate
🎉 2020 Winner

Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)

SAJE builds community leadership and power for economic justice. We believe that
🎉 2020 Winner

The Urban Warehouse

Educating inner-city youth to value education through our after-school program;
🎉 2020 Winner

Union Station Homeless Services

Guided by our belief that everyone deserves a life of dignity and a place to cal
🎉 2020 Winner

9 Dots

9 Dots' mission is to provide transformative computer science education for ever
🎉 2019 Winner

LA Plaza De Cultura y Artes

LA Plaza is the hub of Latino culture and the only museum in L.A. dedicated to h
🎉 2019 Winner

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

The mission of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire wo
🎉 2019 Winner

Rise, Inc.

Rise is a student-led nonprofit organization advocating for policies that make p
🎉 2019 Winner

Rock the Vote

The mission of Rock the Vote is to build long-term youth political power. We do
🎉 2019 Winner

Venice Community Housing

Venice Community Housing works to reduce homelessness, maximize affordable housi
🎉 2019 Winner

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

For more than 40 years, Brady has been the leading national voice in the prevent
🎉 2018 Winner

Miry's List

Refugees come to the U.S. seeking a safe haven from violence and persecution, le
🎉 2018 Winner

United Way of Greater Los Angeles

UWGLA’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty for our most vulnerable neighbo
🎉 2018 Winner

AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles

Ocean-related education is a vital component of AltaSea’s mission to accelerate
🎉 2016 Winner

California Institute of Technology

The Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech supports research in sustainabil
🎉 2016 Winner

Changeist

Changeist's mission is to help young people bridge racial, social, and economic
🎉 2016 Winner

Friends of the Family

Friends of the Family works to lift children and their families out of poverty,
🎉 2016 Winner

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary’s University

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is the only research-based organiza
🎉 2016 Winner

Opportunity Fund

Opportunity Fund facilitates access to capital by providing loans to low- and mo
🎉 2016 Winner

Surf Bus Foundation

Surf Bus empowers people to foster a healing connection with the sea. Through pl
🎉 2016 Winner

The Sierra Club Foundation

We educate and enlist humanity to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of
🎉 2016 Winner

The Triforium Project

We are a coaltion of people dedicated to reimagining The Triforium, transforming
🎉 2016 Winner