Educational Institutions

Los Angeles Challenge Corporation

  • Rllng Hls Est, CA
  • www.losangeleschallenge.org

Mission Statement

The Los Angeles
Challenge is a charitable organization whose goal is to provide economically
disadvantaged children an opportunity to realize their full potential by
providing the financial means to obtain a quality education.

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Los Angeles, California, with a focus on the Los Angeles Harbor / San Pedro / Wilmington areas.

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

Ms. Gordana Swanson

Keywords

Self-reported

scholarship "k-12" "Los Angeles" "needs-based"

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EIN

47-0864273

 Number

3324048644

Physical Address

501 Deep Valley Dr Ste 202

Rllng Hls Est, CA 90274

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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The Los Angeles
Challenge currently helps educate about 15 highly motivated students from
economically-challenged backgrounds by paying for some or all of their tuition,
school fees, books, supplies, and tutoring.  The Los Angeles Challenge
follows the academic progress of its students closelyand is proactive in
supporting and reinforcing their scholastic efforts.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

EDUCATION EXPENSE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

6911.00

Program 2

TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

26824.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Los Angeles, California, with a focus on the Los Angeles Harbor / San Pedro / Wilmington areas.

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Financials

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LOS ANGELES CHALLENGE CORPORATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Los Angeles Challenge Corporation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Gordana Swanson

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Gordana Swanson

No Affiliation

Term: Feb 2002 - June 2010

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