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LA2050: Vision for a Successful Los Angeles

Publication date: 
07/15/2015

The report, LA2050: Vision for a Successful Los Angeles, provides the history, context, recent developments, and next steps for LA2050.

It describes the metrics to track and reach the five LA2050 goals, as well as current data points that identify how far we have to go.

The report also shares recent grants made to local partners to make progress toward these goals, articulates the broad strategy of investments, partnership, and activation that, together, enable LA2050 to achieve a shared vision for a better Los Angeles by 2050.

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Hot Wheels Speedometry STEM Education Tool

Publication date: 
11/01/2014

Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ encourages inquiry and real-world, problem-based learning through play, hands-on activities and in-depth lesson plans that support both Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. This education curriculum, co-created with researchers at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, combines Hot Wheels® fun, imagination, and action, as well as toys and track to accelerate learning.

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Stand for Your Mission: The Power of Board Advocacy - A Discussion Guide for Boards

Publication date: 
10/01/2014

There are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the United States with an estimated 20 million board members at the helm. The sheer number of people who devote their lives, their money, and their time to an important mission is truly inspiring.

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2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey

Publication date: 
04/01/2014

Nonprofit Finance Fund's 2014 Annual Survey chronicles the challenges facing the nonprofit sector and calls out some of the targeted investments we can start to agree on as a society to salvage the investment we have collectively made in our social infrastructure. We believe that a coordinated intervention now will not only better prepare us for inevitable future economic crises; it can lead to a happier, healthier community for us all.

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Unleashing the Potential of Los Angeles: Submissions, Trends, and Impact from the My LA2050 Grants Challenge

Publication date: 
03/01/2014

As part of the LA2050 initiative, the Goldhirsh Foundation launched the My LA2050 Grants Challenge for organizations to apply for $1,000,000 total in ten $100,000 awards.

During the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, 279 organizations submitted proposals that demonstrated passion and imagination to build a future where all Angelenos flourish.

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Say what? Finding the Right Message to Move the Field

Publication date: 
03/01/2014

The language we use to convey our ideas and engage people in dialogue can catalyze change.  In fact, many of my favorite moments from GEO’s 2014 conference featured a new frame or fresh way to talk about an old, complicated concept.

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