Lakers Youth Foundation

Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation

MISSION STATEMENT
The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation's goal is to assist nonprofit community organizations based on need. With the Foundation's focus on the use of sports to promote education, teamwork and self-esteem among Los Angeles area youth, our fundraising directly supports these initiatives by providing financial assistance to children and local youth programs. The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation is a 501(c)(3).

GRANT APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Organizations must send in a written request to be reviewed. Reviews are done quarterly with the following deadlines: March 15, June 15, Sept. 15 and Dec. 15. An organization may submit only one application in a calendar year. The Board then decides which group(s) will then receive funding or a donation.

We encourage you to send in your request. Please include any important information, pictures, etc that might be helpful in making our decision. Please enclose a copy of your organization's IRS tax exempt letter showing the tax ID number.

Send final proposal to:
Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation
555 North Nash St.
El Segundo, CA 90245

You can also apply online. Click here for more information.

DONATE TO THE LAKERS YOUTH FOUNDATION
If you'd like to send in a tax deductible donation to the Lakers Youth Foundation, make check payable to Lakers Youth Foundation and mail it to Lakers Youth Foundation 555 N. Nash St., El Segundo CA 90245. You can also make a donation online. Go to our Lakers Youth Foundation Donations page for more information. Thank you for your support!

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