We're proud to announce the winners of the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, each receiving between $10,000 and $100,000 to make our region better. View their final awards below.

We loved seeing the local support for these projects! More than 105,000 votes were cast in this year's grants challenge by voters representing 95 percent of LA County zip codes. Check out more of this year's voting stats.

So, here's to you, LA! Thank you for being involved in this movement.
$100K:  City of LA Rec. and Parks
$50K:  LA Dodgers Foundation
$25K:  LA Maritime Institute
$15K:  Public Matters
$10K:  Urban Warehouse
$100K:  Clinica Msr. Romero
$50K:  Crop Swap LA
$25K:  Jenesse Center, Inc.
$15K:  SAJE
$10K:  Safe Parking LA
$100K:  Las Fotos Project
$50K:  Lost Angels Children’s Project
$25K:  LA Sanitation and Environment
$15K:  Grid110
$10K:  Flintridge Center
$100K:  Pediatric Therapy Network
$50K:  SoCal CAN
$25K:  Reading Partners
$15K:  LA Audubon Society
$100K:  Ready to Succeed
$50K:  Union Station Homeless Services
$25K:  LA Forward
$15K:  Boyle Heights Beat
$10K:  Creative Acts
A special thank you to our evaluation partner, Social Venture Partners Los Angeles, and our generous funding partners, Snap Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, Citibank, and Second Home Hollywood, who will be awarding additional prizes to this year's submitters.
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July 27-31 | RespectAbility #ADA30 Summit 2020
July 27, 5pm | UCLA Arts Conversation: Alumni Spotlight: Justina Blakeney and Natasha Case
July 27, 12pm | Price Talks: Schwarzenegger Institute Policy Report Release on the California Citizens Redistricting Commission
July 29, 10am | How A Historic Arts Institution Can Spur Neighborhood Revitalization
July 29, 10:30 | Voting for the Arts: Advocating for Arts Ed in Crisis
July 29, 1 | Postsecondary to Prosperity: A Conversation About Transforming an Inequitable System to Fuel Opportunity
July 29, 6pm | The Lundquist Institute: COVID-19: What Lies Ahead
July 29, 7pm | When Community Creates Exhibitions: The Making of LA Plaza's afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city
July 30, 10am | Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits: Return to Work Guidelines
July 30, 11-11:30am | McKinsey: Protecting US Small Businesses from the impact of COVID-19
July 30, 7pm | LACMA: Leimert Park Live!
July 31, 5pm | Fowler Museum: Global Cuisine Cooking Class with Guerrilla Tacos
August 4, 12pm | Gardening in the City of Angels: From Victory Gardens to Urban Farms
August 5, 9am | Webinar: Renewable Hydrogen Generation - Basic Science and New Technologies
August 5, 3pm | Climate of Hope- How climate change is affecting agricultural communities
August 6, 4pm | Los Angeles Public Library: Contour Drawing
August 7, 7:30pm | Griffith Observatory: All Space Considered Remote
September 15-17 | Plug in South LA Urban Tech Connect 2020
Fridays, 7pm | The Music Center's Digital Dance DTLA 
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