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Public voting is open! Voting ends on Monday, July 20, 2020.

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Dates and Details

Apply between Monday, February 3, 2020 (9am Pacific Time) and Friday, April 3, 2020 (5pm Pacific Time) on this website.

Your application will go through a simple moderation process to ensure that it adheres to all challenge rules. Applications that make it through the initial vetting will be published on the My LA2050 Grants Challenge website on Monday, April 13, 2020 to allow the public to read about and engage with the proposals. Our external evaluation committee of community leaders, led by Social Venture Partners Los Angeles, will review and score applications to determine five finalists in each goal category (a total of 25 finalists).

From Monday, July 13, 2020 (9am Pacific Time) through Monday, July 20, 2020 (5pm Pacific Time) the 25 finalists will move on to the public voting phase. Public vote will determine the winners’ final award level. First place in each category will receive $100,000, second: $50,000, third: $25,000, fourth: $15,000, and fifth: $10,000. The winners will be announced via the LA2050 Newsletter on Monday, July 27, 2020.

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Application Process

  1. Submit proposal
  2. Moderation period
  3. Proposals on website

Voting Process

  1. Finalists announced
  2. Vote on finalists
  3. Winners announced

To apply, organizations will:


What are the rules for submitting a proposal to the My LA2050 Grants Challenge?


If you have any questions about the information on this page, please review our FAQs or send us an email at [email protected].

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