At A Glance
(formerly Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles)
2141 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States 90018-2040
Telephone: (323) 730-4600
Type of Grantmaker
- Celebrity: Sports
Established in 1982 in CA - The foundation is endowed with surplus funds from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. The foundation supports a wide array of youth sports programming. It awards grants to youth sports organizations within the eight southernmost counties of California. It also conducts its own youth sports and coaching education programs, a number of which have become models for similar programs nationwide. The LA84 Foundation operates the largest sports research library in North America. It is a state-of-the-art research facility and learning center dedicated to the advancement of sports knowledge and scholarship. The foundation also maintains a sizable collection of historic sport art and artifacts much of which was inherited from the former Helms Sports Halls of Fame