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Non-Profit Grant Program

The City of Torrance Parks and Recreation Commission Non-Profit Social Services Grant Program identifies, supports, promotes, and evaluates services which are provided by, locally-based non-profit organizations.

Program Details

As representatives of the Torrance City Council, the Parks and Recreation Commissioners are the stewards of the Parks and Recreation Commission Non-Profit Social Services Grant Program.  Each year the Commission recommends the award of grant funds to worthy local non-profit organizations that serve the residents of Torrance in a variety of social service, education, and community programs.

$20,000 will be awarded through 6 grants that best meet the needs of the community and respond to the stated program goals listed below. 

Concerns central to the Commission’s recommendation of proposed projects include:

  • The strength of local impact for the project.

  • The strength of the applicant organization.

  • Whether the project addresses a significant community need.