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Economic Development & Workforce Education

Specially Funded Programs

Specially Funded Programs are supported with funding from external sources, such as federal, state and local agencies, or private entities. The use of such funds is restricted by the granting agency to specific purposes authorized in the terms and conditions of the award.

Consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, the Office of Economic Development and Workforce Education (EDWE) concentrates strategic efforts on submitting competitive grant proposals, successfully implementing awarded SFP programs, and maintaining the highest standards of regulatory compliance. EDWE is committed to expanding the portfolio of accessible and affordable opportunities and services available to Los Angeles City College students.

Currently Funded Projects

Building, Aligning, and Strengthening Interventions and Curriculum in Computer Science

The BASICCS project will expand the college’s capacity to provide education and career training programs to prepare students for high-demand occupations in computer and information technology infrastructure and support. 

Award Amount: $1,686,201.00 

Funding Period: February 2021 – January 2025 

Funding for BASICCS is granted by the Department of Labor via the Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants Program.

For more information, please contact project lead: Melissa Robles at 

LACC Academy for Innovative Tech Professionals
Advancing Scholars in Successful Undergraduate Research Experiences (ASSURE)
Expanding Community College Apprenticeships (ECCA) Initiative
Focus on Creative Technology
STEM | JPMorgan Chase
Perkins IV

Previously Funded Projects

LACC Online Education Innovation Project (CVC)