In partnership with the LA84 Foundation, the Play Equity Fund and the National Football League (NFL) Foundation, the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program – Champions Live Here – shines a spotlight on the achievements of local community organizations who often go unrecognized and provides grants to help these nonprofits continue fulfilling their missions.

The Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has recognized 56 “unsung hero” grassroots organizations and nonprofits who are making a transformative impact in underserved communities across the Los Angeles region.

The legacy program honors each of the below “Champion organizations” with a $10,000 grant award, a professionally produced marketing video spotlighting their organization, and public recognition of their work in the lead up to the Super Bowl. Additionally, six of these 56 organizations will be selected to each receive a total grant award of $50,000, to make an even bigger impact in their community.


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The committee selected 56 organizations that focus on creating real change and reaching the many neighborhoods in need across the region.  These qualified organizations are inclusive, collaborative, resourceful, innovative and focused on driving impact in the following areas:

Youth Development

Organizations creating greater access and opportunity for youth to participate in sports, leadership and educational programs; improving and upgrading fields, parks and play facilities and promoting the overall wellbeing of children and teens (physical, mental, emotional health).

Jobs and Economic Opportunity

Organizations working to expand the landscape of jobs and economic opportunity, increasing and improving opportunities for training, internships, job placement, entrepreneurship, and independent contracts/vendor relationships within the sports sector.

Social Justice

Organizations that are working to promote equity and positive change in areas such as education, juvenile justice, food insecurity, housing and homelessness, environmental justice and climate change, civil rights, health and wellness, and community safety.


(In alphabetical order)


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