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Mid-City West Community Council Now Accepting Neighborhood Purpose Grant Applications

Do you work with a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, or an LAUSD public school that is located in or serves the area represented by the Mid-City West Community Council?  Does your organization have a beautification, community improvement, or other community-benefitting project that needs funding?  If so, the MCWCC is now accpeting applications for its 2020 Neighborhood Purpose Grant cycle.  According to the Council:

501(c)3 nonprofits and public schools are encouraged to submit applications for projects that provide community benefit for MCW stakeholders. Applicants may apply for awards of up to $5,000. Selected projects may range from seed funding to start a community garden, local beautification activities, or neighborhood resource fairs within Mid City West boundaries.

Deadline to submit completed applications is April 3rd. Selected grantees will be notified in May.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. NPG Application, completed and signed
  2. Project Budget, submitted on a separate sheet if more room is needed
  3. MCW Application Addendum
  4. Nonprofit applicants must submit organization’s IRS Letter of Determination
  5. Public school applicants must also submit a letter on school letterhead signed by the Principal

All NPG grant application materials and instructions can be found here.”

Completed applications should be emailed to MCW Nonprofit Representative Lauren Nichols at [email protected].  You can also contact Nichols for more information about the council, the grant program, or application details.


If you work with a 501(c)3 non-profit, or an LAUSD public school, located in or benefitting the Mid-City West Community Council area, you may be eligible to apply for a Neighborhood Purpose Grant from the Mid City West Community Council.


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Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - with deep roots in both the Sycamore Square and West Adams Heights-Sugar Hill neighborhoods. She spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and has been writing for the Buzz since 2015.

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