organizations receiving the latest grants October 18, 2005 are:
- · LA's BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow)--$366,988
- For a year-round after-school sports program at 138 schools
in Los Angeles Unified School District elementary schools.
- · AAF/Mt.
SAC Relays Youth Days--$126,000 - To support AAF/Mt. SAC Relays
Youth Days clinics and competitions serving more than 13,000 youngsters.
- · The
Accelerated School--$59,146 - For referees, equipment and uniforms
to expand the TAS Community Basketball League and Wrigley Little League.
- · Channel
Islands YMCA - Camarillo Family Branch--$50,000 - For a gymnasium
floor at their new facility.
- · Boys
& Girls Clubs of America - Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme--$48,947
- For staff, equipment and tournament costs for the boxing program.
- · YMCA
- Montebello/Commerce--$30,000 - For officials, gym rental, uniforms
- · YMCA
- Metropolitan Los Angeles (Centinela Valley)--$30,000 - For basketball
program expenses including, officials, gym rental, uniforms and scholarships.
- · Los
Angeles Trade Technical College Foundation--$29,426 - For swim instructors
and swimming uniforms for year-round community swim program.
- · Boys
& Girls Clubs of America - Fullerton--$27,239 - For pool equipment
and swim instructors to expand swim program to year-round.
- · New
Directions For Youth, Inc.--$18,924 - For personnel, venue and equipment
to offer an equestrian program.
- The following
organizations were recommended to receive grants of up to $5,000 for
sports equipment, uniforms and/or provide participation scholarships:
- · Access
to Sailing, Inc. (South Bay/Harbor)--$3,440
- · Al
Wooten Jr. Heritage Center (Los Angeles)--$5,000
- · Girl
Scouts - San Fernando Valley--$5,000
- · Gorman
Learning Center (Compton)--$5,000
- · Greater
American Care Center, Inc./High Desert Youth Center (Victorville/Apple
· Lincoln Heights Tutorial Program (Los Angeles)--$4,000