$500 Grant Opportunity for Community Advocates in LA County

the microgrant program can be beneficial for individuals civically engaged in their local communities looking to raise funds for community projects that uplift their neighborhoods. There will be 100 grants for a total of $50,000 awarded. The application takes no longer than 10 minutes, and we encourage you to share the opportunity with advocates in your community.

2024-03-21T14:27:53-07:00March 21st, 2024|

Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office announces collaborative launch of Community Outreach Court (COC)

The Los Angeles County Office of the Public Defender, in partnership with the Alternate Public Defender’s Office, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, and Mayor Karen Bass’ Office of Community Safety has officially launched the Community Outreach Court (COC) to assist individuals experiencing homelessness in resolving various legal matters, effectively removing obstacles hindering access to housing, employment and social services.

2024-03-21T11:16:04-07:00March 21st, 2024|

Port of LA application process has begun for its 2024/2025 Community Investment Grant Program

The Port of Los Angeles has started the application process for its FY 2024/25 Community Investment Grant Program.  Interested 501(c)(3) organizations can apply for either a large grant (more than $100,000) or general grant (under $100,000). Programs and initiatives considered must focus on Port goals related to local maritime workforce development, the environment and sustainability, public safety and security, and the LA Waterfront. 

2024-03-11T13:04:52-07:00March 11th, 2024|

San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Update March 18th in Long Beach

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will give a progress update on the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, March 18. The meeting will include updates on 2023 accomplishments, priorities for this year, and the status of current and future grants. 

2024-03-11T13:02:07-07:00March 11th, 2024|

Port of Los Angeles Awards $1.5 Million in Community Investment Grants for 2023/2024

The Port of Los Angeles has announced 37 local non-profit organizations will receive $1.5 million in funding under the Port’s Community Investment Grant Program for FY 2023/24. Selected from among 65 proposers, the grant recipients will undertake projects and programs focused on the environment and sustainability, maritime industry education and job creation, and the LA Waterfront.

2024-02-29T14:43:32-08:00February 29th, 2024|

EPA Announces $3 Billion in Available Funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to Reduce Port Pollution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3 billion in available federal funding to deploy zero-emission equipment and supporting infrastructure at ports, and to support the development of climate and clean air plans at ports.

2024-02-28T16:01:14-08:00February 28th, 2024|

Applications Open Now! $5,000 Volunteer Activation Grants + Youth Ambassadors

Each year, the Goldhirsch Foundation gives $1 million+ to organizations making a better Los Angeles for all through their LA2050 Grants Challenge. But, they take a different approach to grantmaking: they ask Angelenos to determine the issue areas that will receive funding – from homelessness and income inequality to park access – through voting.

2024-02-08T22:49:29-08:00February 8th, 2024|

Notification of Document Release – POLA and POLB Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project

On Thursday, February 8th, the Los Angeles Harbor Department will release a Notice of Preparation/Initial Study (NOP/IS) for the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project. Public meeting scheduled for February 22nd.

2024-02-08T10:20:47-08:00February 7th, 2024|

Advisory Message: Major Storm to Impact LA Sunday-Tuesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting that a major storm will impact the City of Los Angeles from Sunday, February 4th through at least Tuesday, February 6th.  All of Los Angeles is expected to receive 3-6 inches of rain, with 6-12 inches possible in the foothills. The storm will bring damaging winds and heavy rain. Impacts in the area could include power outages, debris flows, and flooding both in rapidly rising creeks and streams and in roads and freeways.

2024-02-02T22:46:00-08:00February 2nd, 2024|
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