June 16, 2010 Grantees
The organizations receiving the latest Foundation grants June 16, 2010 are:
· Students Run LA -- ($150,000) for its highly successful program that trains high school students to run the LA Marathon.
· A Better LA -- ($100,000) will use the funding for jerseys for the soccer and basketball programs at the 24 sites that are part of the Summer Night Lights Program (SNL).
· Rose Bowl Aquatics Center -- ($56,378) will continue to operate its learn-to-swim program offered to 400 third graders in the Pasadena Unified School District.
· County of Los Angeles – Parks and Recreation -- ($55,920) will use the funding to offer basketball and soccer as part of its Parks After Dark Program (PAD).
· Hollenbeck Police Activities League -- ($54,891) will use the funding to offer a soccer program in the Boyle Heights area.
· Special Olympics—Southern California -- ($50,000) will use the funding for an after-school structured sports program (School Partnership Program) in athletics, soccer and basketball at LAUSD and LBUSD.
· YMCA - Pomona Valley -- ($50,000) will use the funding for after-school basketball, baseball and football programs for elementary and middle schools in Pomona Unified School District.
· Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center -- ($48,300) will use the funding to support the basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton and soccer programs in South Los Angeles.
· Los Angeles Police Department Devonshire Police Activity League -- ($15,000) will use the funding for an after-school Tae Kwon Do program in Northridge.
· Dig For Kids -- ($13,188) will use the funding for the Digging Education after-school indoor volleyball program in South Bay.
Additional Grants include:
· AbilityFirst -- ($10,000)
· Alhambra Thunderbirds Football Organization Inc. -- ($10,000)
· Baldwin Park Youth Athletic Association -- ($7,500)
· Boyle Heights Youth Football -- ($10,000)
· Common Unity Reaching Everyone – CURE -- ($10,000)
· Crenshaw Cougars Youth Football Organization, Inc. -- ($10,000)
· Duarte Hawks Youth Football Corp. -- ($7,500)
· El Monte – South El Monte Jets Youth Football and Cheer -- ($10,000)
· Huntington Park Youth Football and Cheer Association, Incorporated -- ($7,500)
· La Habra Junior Athletic Association -- ($5,000)
· Lancaster Youth Football -- ($7,500)
· Northeast Pasadena Youth Sports Inc. aka Pasadena Ponies -- ($10,000)
· PALS – El Centro -- ($10,000)
· Pasadena Panthers -- ($5,000)
· Pediatric Therapy Network -- ($7,000)
· Pico Rivera Dons Football for Youth, Inc. -- ($10,000)
· Redlands Junior All American Football, Inc. -- ($10,000)
· South Valley Football Panthers, Inc. -- ($7,500)
· Stanton Youth Football -- ($10,000)
· Temple City Youth Football -- ($10,000)
· Tri-City Falcons Youth Football and Cheerleading, Inc. -- ($7,500)
· Westside Youth Association -- ($7,500)
· Wilshire Youth Athletic Club of Los Angeles, Inc. -- ($7,500)
· Xtreme Youth Football & Cheer Inc. -- ($10,000)
About LA84 Foundation: The LA84 Foundation is celebrating 25 years of service to the youth of Southern California. The Foundation was established to manage Southern California’s share of the surplus from the highly successful 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The Foundation received $93 million at its inception. Since it began operations in 1985, it has invested $191 million in sports programs serving more than two million youth in the eight Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Its headquarters is located in the historic Britt House near downtown Los Angeles where it houses the world’s premier sports library and meeting facilities. The Foundation convenes numerous forums for the exploration of the most pressing issues in sport. For additional information, please visit www.LA84Foundation.org.