My LA2050 Grants Challenge
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How will you help Los Angeles become the best place to learn, create, play, connect, and live? Via the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, LA2050 will award ten organizations $100,000 to make their dreams of a better Los Angeles a reality.


1. Submission

September 8th - October 6th

2. Voting

October 20th - November 3rd

3. Winners announced

December 8

All dates 12pm, Pacific Time

Two ways to win

After a moderation process to ensure compliance with the rules, your proposal will compete for one of ten $100,000 grants.

Top voted: 5 winners

One of the top 10 voted proposals in each of the five LA2050 Goal Categories will be picked to receive $100,000 to implement their idea.

Jury voted: 5 winners

The jury will pick one proposal in each of the five LA2050 Goal Categories to receive $100,000 to implement their idea.

In 2014 we recieved more than 260 proposals for the My LA2050 Grants Challange.

Need some inspiration? Check out some of our previous winners.

Icon gift 5ed19555112e86eb28c528e8421f0b5989a124c9e88d73d1661f29d138dc48a9 2013 Winner

Affordable Homes, Sustainab...

TRUST South LA developed a plan to create affordable homes for local families, with a plan to make better use of the 3000 acres of underutilized la...

Icon gift 5ed19555112e86eb28c528e8421f0b5989a124c9e88d73d1661f29d138dc48a9 2014 Winner

Special Olympics World Game...

The Special Olympics built capacity to recruit 30,000 volunteers for the World Games in LA in 2015.

Icon gift 5ed19555112e86eb28c528e8421f0b5989a124c9e88d73d1661f29d138dc48a9 2015 Winner

A shady oasis for everyone ...

Grand Park will pilot the installation of permanent shade structures designed by a local artist at the park in Downtown Los Angeles.