Awards & Current Initiatives

We are thrilled to announce that this year, CCNP has been awarded the prestigious title of Nonprofit of the Year by Maria Elena Durazo, Senator of District 26. This honor recognizes our organization’s outstanding dedication to serving County and City of Los Angeles residents, providing essential services that address critical needs and improve quality of life. As nonprofit organizations like CCNP continue to play an increasingly vital role in our communities, this recognition underscores the importance of our mission to create positive change and foster resilience. We are deeply grateful to Senator Maria Elena Durazo and our supporters for their unwavering commitment to our mission. |

Once again, CCNP has been recognized as a recipient of the prestigious 2024 CITI Progress Makers award. Through its Community Progress Makers initiative, the Citi Foundation champions visionary organizations like ours that are dedicated to connecting low-income communities with increased social and economic opportunities. With the invaluable support of the Citi Foundation, we are empowered to expand our efforts in critical areas such as affordable housing and access, economic development, financial health, and workforce readiness. Moreover, the Foundation fosters a supportive community network, allowing us to collaborate, learn from fellow organizations, share best practices, and amplify our impact as agents of positive social change. This award serves as a testament to our commitment to creating a more equitable and prosperous future for all, and we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Citi Foundation for their partnership and recognition.

We are thrilled to announce that CCNP was honored as a recipient of the prestigious 2022 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award. This recognition celebrated our dedication to advancing economic mobility and strengthening neighborhoods. Through this esteemed program, we received multi-year grant funding and extensive leadership training, empowering our management teams to enhance our programs and services. With a focus on affordable housing, entrepreneurship, and expanding economic opportunities for underserved communities, this support significantly amplified our impact and contributed to positive social change.

CCNP was honored as a recipient of the esteemed 2021 CITI Progress Makers award. This recognition celebrated our commitment to driving positive change and advancing social and economic opportunities within our community. Through the CITI Progress Makers initiative, we received invaluable support from the Citi Foundation, empowering us to expand our impact on critical issues such as affordable housing, economic development, financial health, and workforce readiness. The comprehensive grant funding and extensive leadership training provided by the Citi Foundation enabled us to strengthen our programs and services, ultimately benefiting underserved communities and promoting greater equity and inclusion.

CCNP received GOLD Recognition for their Food Security Program 2023. Awarded by the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Leah’sPantry.

The California Council For Excellence will honor CCNP at their 18th Annual Best Practices and Award Conference for demonstrating a passion and commitment to organizational excellence.
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American Planning Association
CCNP received the National Planning Excellence Award for Grassroots Initiatives from the American Planning Association for the Central City Transportation Plan.
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American Planning Association, California Chapter and Los Angeles Section
CCNP received the state and local Planning Excellence Award for Grassroots Initiatives from the California Chapter and Los Angeles Section of the American Planning Association.
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