South LA Decides
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The deadline to register to vote online is March 4th at 3pm.
You will be sent your ballot once you register. Voting will end on March 4th at 8pm.
This Community-Based Grant Making initiative builds on the successful work of Best Start communities across South LA. This initiative will ensure that residents of South LA are able to participate in the decision-making process to distribute funding to organizations working to increase the health and well-being of children ages 0 – 5.
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What is the summit and why are we doing it?
Where does the funding for this grant-making come from?
What will be discussed at the summit on Feb. 25th?
What is South LA Decides?
What issues will be included in the vote between Feb. 25 – 28?
How much money will be distributed?
Who is the Regional Task Force?
Who elected the Regional Task Force members?
Who will be allowed to vote?
When will the Request for Proposals be released?
When will the Request for Proposals be due?
Who will be allowed to apply for funding?
How will winning proposals be selected?
Who do I talk to if I have more questions about this process?
We will be hosting a Bidders Conference Q & A session on Friday, March 12th from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.
Will we be able to use any community change agenda funds for current local council initiatives?
What is the role of the Regional Task Force?
What key dates do we need to be aware of during this process?
- February 25: 2021 South LA Community-Based Grant Making Summit
- February 25 – 28: South LA Decides Vote on Top Community Priorities
- March 5: Request for Proposals Released
- March 12: Bidders Conference
- March 19: Proposals Due
- March 25 – April 7: South LA Decides Vote on Best Proposals
- April 9: Grant Awards Announced