As part of the LA2050 initiative, the Goldhirsh Foundation launched the My LA2050 Grants Challenge for nonprofits and for-profits to apply for $1 million total in ten $100,000 awards. During the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, 279 organizations submitted proposals that demonstrated passion and imagination to build a future where all Angelenos flourish.
This report highlights trends, promising ideas, and surprises from the proposals. Submissions targeted the eight indicators for human development featured in the LA2050 report. More Than 70,000 people voted on submissions, and ten winners split $1,000,000 in funding evenly. This report identifies ten trends that emerged across indicators and details trends within each indicator.