Long Beach grants

Arts Council for Long Beach Announces 2016–2017 Grant Recipients

Image credit: Dave Van Patten, The Sheep and the Goats (top left); Angela Willcocks, Boy (top right); Anna Bae, Charcoaled, (bottom left); Norma Haas Rose, Watts Towers (bottom right). Image credit: Dave Van Patten, The Sheep and the Goats (top left); Angela Willcocks, Boy (top right); Anna Bae, Charcoaled, (bottom left); Norma Haas Rose, Watts Towers (bottom right). The Arts Council for Long Beach is proud to announce the 26 artists and arts organizations funded through its annual grant programs for 2016–2017.

Long Beach Continuum of Care Receives $7.6 million Grant to Combat Homelessness

grant-money The Long Beach Continuum of Care (CoC) has been awarded $7.6 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to continue providing services to those who are experiencing homelessness in Long Beach.

Long Beach Receives $1 Million Grant to Provide Career Training for 250 At-Risk Youth

grant-money The City of Long Beach has received a $1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to provide career training for 250 youth at risk of dropping out of high school, becoming involved in the criminal justice system, or already hampered by juvenile records.

Rancho Los Cerritos Receives Grant From California Cultural and Historical Endowment to Build 1930s-Style Cottage

rancho-los-cerritos1 The California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) has awarded Rancho Los Cerritos a grant to build a 1930s-style cottage on site. The 900-square-foot cottage will serve as offices and security, allowing more of the Rancho’s historic adobe building to be open to the public.

Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program Awards Long Beach $4.5 Million Grant

traffic-car The Long Beach Department of Public Works has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to improve traffic safety citywide throughout Long Beach. “Traffic safety continues to be a priority in Long Beach,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

CSULB Receives $5.8 Million Grant to Support Underrepresented Minority Students Pursuing STEM Degrees

grant-money Despite recent significant increases, the number of underrepresented minority (URM) students earning degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) continues to lag. To address this issue, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its second five-year $5.8 million grant.

LBPD Receives $400,000 Traffic Safety Grant

Long Beach Police Department Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.

Public Workshops Explain Ports Plan to Distribute $46M in Grants

port-workshops The Port of Long Beach will hold four public workshops to discuss funding priorities for a new $46.4 million program to lessen the impacts of Port-related pollution on the community. Potential grant applicants and others are invited to attend.

LBPD Receives $600,000 Grant to Strengthen Community Relations

grant-money The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has been awarded a two-year, $600,000 grant from the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) to strengthen police-community relations and help ensure fair and impartial policing throughout Long Beach neighborhoods.

Department of Health Receives $1 Million Grant to Enhance HEAL Zone Initiative in North Long Beach

grant-money ‪ The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has received a $1 million grant from Kaiser Permanente to enhance the HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Zone Initiative, which supports healthier neighborhoods and healthier people in North Long Beach.‬

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