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Jun 30, 2016, 16:27 ET LA84 Awards 46 Grants To Boost Youth Development Through Sport

 The LA84 Foundation announced today that it is awarding nearly $2 million in grants to 46 youth sports organizations in Southern California....


Feb 04, 2016, 14:06 ET LA84 Foundation Awards 26 Grants To Support Youth Development Through Sport

The LA84 Foundation, a legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games and the nationally recognized leader in support of youth sports, today announced it has...


Jan 27, 2016, 14:36 ET Passing The Olympic Torch: Leaders To Gather Jan. 28 To Honor Anita DeFrantz For Three Decades Of Service; Welcome New LA84 President And CEO Renata Simril

 An esteemed lineup of Olympic, business, political and community leaders will come together this Thursday evening to honor longtime LA84...


Dec 08, 2015, 13:27 ET New Round Of LA84 Grants Support Array Of Youth Sports Programs Ranging From Running And Rowing To Basketball And Boxing

The LA84 Foundation today announced grants that will help provide highly-needed facilities, staff and equipment for a wide array of youth sports...


Dec 08, 2015, 13:27 ET New Round Of LA84 Grants Support Array Of Youth Sports Programs Ranging From Running And Rowing To Basketball And Boxing

The LA84 Foundation today announced grants that will help provide highly-needed facilities, staff and equipment for a wide array of youth sports...


Nov 18, 2015, 16:53 ET LA Business And Civic Leader Renata Simril To Succeed Longtime President Anita DeFrantz As Head Of The LA84 Foundation

The LA84 Foundation, the leading funder of youth sports programs in Southern California, has named Renata Simril as its next president and chief...


Jun 01, 2015, 03:01 ET Statement From The LA84 Foundation

 Anita L. DeFrantz, who has served the LA84 Foundation as its President for the last 28 years and has been a staff member for 30 years,...


May 28, 2015, 17:00 ET LA84 and Big 5 Partner To Support Swim Lessons For 20,000 Kids At 100 Southland Pools This Summer

The LA84 Foundation and Big 5 Sporting Goods are teaming up to make a big splash this summer to benefit 20,000 children throughout the Southland....


Jan 24, 2014, 15:33 ET Los Angeles Dodgers President And CEO Stan Kasten Joins LA84 Foundation Board

 For more than three decades, Los Angeles Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten has led many successful professional sports franchises across...


Jan 22, 2014, 19:15 ET Olympic Legacy Thrives With Latest Round Of LA84 Grants

 As the world's focus turns to the Olympic Games in Sochi, the LA84 Foundation is keeping the Olympic spirit alive among young athletes in Los...


Dec 02, 2013, 11:00 ET The LA84 Foundation Confronts Concussions In Youth Football

 With national concern on the rise over the dangers of brain injuries in football and youth sports more generally, the LA84 Foundation has...