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Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation Gives 30K in Grants

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation presented around $30K to local community organizations during Business After Hours at Gwen in September.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation presented around 30K to local community organizations during Business After Hours at Gwen in September. Chair of the Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation Board Jeff Zarrinnam presented 13 checks to local non-profits in the form of grants to help improve their respective organizations.

“The Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation is presenting grants to our local organizations which have been making a difference in our community for years,” said Zarrinnam. “Through these grants, we extend our support to these non-profits and our commitment to assist our Hollywood community.”

This will be the Foundation’s second round of grants this year. All recipients are members of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and include:

9 Dots received a grant towards their Get Coding K-5 Program – http://www.9dots.org

Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood received a grant to support their Music Partnership Program – http://www.bgchollywood.com

Ford Theatre Foundation received a grant to support their Annual Ford Community Program – http://www.fordtheatres.org

Greenway Arts Alliance received a grant to for its Arts Integration Residency Program – http://www.greenwayarts.org

Hollywood Education and Literacy Project received a grant for educational materials – http://www.helplearn.org

SEE/LA Hollywood Farmer’s Market received a grant for a new space at Farmers Market “Community on Cosmo” – http://hfm.la

Hollywood Wilshire YMCA received a grant for supplies and program equipment for YMCA Play Program – http://www.ymcaLA.org

Kids’ World School, Inc. received a grant for purchase of equipment like microphones for Theatre Music – http://www.kidsworldschool.org

LACER After School Program received a grant for Visual Arts Classes at Bancroft middle school, after school program – http://www.lacerafterschool.org

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibits (LACE) received a grant towards their new Spanish Speaking Program – http://www.welcometolace.org

The National Wildlife Federation received a grant towards transportation costs to Festival – http://www.nwf.org

NewFilmmakers LA received a grant for its Annual Program on Location LA Video Project – http://www.nfmla.org

Oasis of Hollywood received a grant to support Kids Klub after school program – http://www.oasisofhollywood.org

The Foundation’s upcoming annual All Hallows’ Eve Fundraiser is one of two major fundraisers of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation. Net proceeds from this event will be awarded in the form of grants to local non-profit organizations. The spooktacular family-fun event will be held at Hollywood Forever on Wednesday, October 24th. Early crow registration is $35 through October 20th, and $50 thereafter.

Come for the tricks. Stay for the treats. Click here to learn more or register to attend.

 

Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation – http://www.hollywoodchamber.net/foundation
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation is an organization within the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce that promotes outreach and the well-being of the non-profit organizations within the community. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation achieves its goal by awarding grants to support and advance the educational, cultural and economic interests of the Hollywood community. The Foundation is unique because, as part of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, it illustrates the success of a business advocacy group giving financial assistance to the community that it serves, namely the charities that are members of the Hollywood Chamber.

About the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce:

For more than 97 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Donelle Dadigan is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2018-19, and Leron Gubler is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. For more information please visit www.hollywoodchamber.net.

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