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General Purposes


  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $300,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2008–December 31, 2010
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus California

About this grant

This grant will support LA’s BEST in serving more than 26,000 children in 180 afterschool programs throughout the City of Los Angeles. LA’s BEST is a unique partnership, which includes the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District, community-based organizations, and the private sector. LA’s BEST aims to offer high quality, afterschool education, enrichment, and recreation programs for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Each LA’s BEST site creates a safe haven for economically disadvantaged children by providing homework assistance, supporting core academic skills, and offering enriching activities at no cost to parents.