Presenting the California Jobs First - Los Angeles High Road Transition Collaborative: Fostering and Empowering Economic Resilience with Over 400 Members from the Public, Private, and Non-Profit Sectors.
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We're pleased to share an exciting funding opportunity with you! California Jobs First Los Collaborative is releasing grant funding for community-based organizations (CBOs) in Los Angeles County. One Los Angeles County-based organization will be awarded $50,000 in funding to serve as the role of Affinity Hub Lead for Financial Strategies.

Why You Should Apply:

Join us in shaping the future of economic development and community empowerment in Los Angeles County through this historic initiative! Your expertise in securing funding and pairing initiatives will be instrumental in bringing this vision to life, making a lasting impact on the economic and environmental landscape of our region. Join us as we develop our Regional Economic Development Plan, fostering sustainable growth and prosperity for all.  

Key Funding Details:

  • Deadline: Apply by Monday, May 13th, 2024, at 12 PM
  • Allocation: One organization based in Los Angeles County will be selected and awarded $50,000 to become a Table Partner Lead for Financial Strategies for the Los Angeles Jobs First Collaborative.
  • Must have extensive experience in navigating various funding sources and programs and existing relationships with underserved populations. Must be able to serve county-wide.




The creation of the California Jobs First (formerly CERF), aims to facilitate a sustainable and just rebound from the economic challenges posed by COVID-19. California Jobs First is dedicated to fostering diverse local economies and establishing sustainable industries that generate high-quality employment opportunities accessible to all Californians.

In pursuit of this objective, a total of $600 million will be allocated across thirteen specified regions to support the formulation of tailored economic development strategies. These strategies are geared towards fostering the growth of quality jobs while ensuring equitable access to these opportunities. Our specific region, known as the Los Angeles High Road Transition Collaborative (LA HRTC), operates with the Los Angeles County Economic  Development Corporation (LAEDC) as the Convenor and the California Community Foundation (CCF) as the Fiscal Agent. For more information please review the California Jobs First Fact Sheet.

Affinity & Subregional Tables

Explore the LA HRTC's outreach and engagement efforts in connecting communities for economic progress. 

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Steering Committee

As the validating body, the Steering Committee provides guidance for the governance structure of the program.

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Discover the impactful Committees driving growth and their contributions to developing regional economic planning. 

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California Jobs First Timeline and Milestones


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