LA n Sync Pilot Year Briefing Highlights
On May 9, 2014, 250 guests gathered at the California Science Center for an executive briefing on LA n Sync’s pilot year moderated by Andy Goodman, Director of the Goodman Center.
In its first year, LA n Sync:
• Scanned 45 federal agencies searching for discretionary grants that fit the LA n Sync criteria
• Pursued 20 grants
• Won 7 grants
• Has 5 applications still pending
• In total, $51.5 million in grants were secured. Additionally, by winning a Promise Zone designation for the City of Los Angeles and a Manufacturing Community designation for Southern California, the region is now in a preferential position to apply for future grants potentially worth more than a billion dollars.