Community Beautification Grant Workshop

Learn how to get $10,000 for a neighborhood project at your local

Explain how to apply for a Community Beautification Grant (CB Grant) of up to $10,000

Share a presentation of different successful projects in Los Angeles neighborhoods

Give you an opportunity to meet the CB Grant Staff and like-minded members from your community.  The 2008 – 2009 CB Grant Applications are due October 22, 2008

Get a copy of te application online at Questions? Call (213) 978-0226 or email


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