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The California Community Foundation invites you to submit proposals for the website design and initial implementation of Los Angeles County’s new Social Change Data Commons. Your organization was selected based on its experience and qualifications, and we look forward to hearing your ideas on how to implement our vision for data and social change in L.A. County.
**We are:** an exciting new project born out of the 100-year experience and expertise of the California Community Foundation. We know a lot about philanthropy, L.A. County and its diverse communities. We have been learning about data and its potential to create social change and we want to create the right tools to help make that change happen. We don’t have all the answers but we’re excited to figure them out as we go!
**You are:** an innovative and civically minded web design agency, working to solve complex problems and create change in your community. You know a lot about data, flexible design and community building. You bring answers to our questions, but also many of your own questions to help us build the right tools. Most importantly, you share our vision for using open data to create social change in L.A. County.
**Criteria for Selection**
_(preference will be given to proposals which can demonstrate the following)_
CCF preferred| SCDC preferred
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Woman-owned | Open-source
Minority-owned | Open Data
Small business | Civically minded
Los Angeles based | Familiar with L.A. County landscape
<h2>A. California Community Foundation</h2>
For more than a century, the California Community Foundation has worked to transform generosity into impact and improve the quality of life for all Los Angeles County residents. Since 1915, the foundation has empowered donors to pursue their own philanthropic passions and to collaborate with us in addressing the root causes of the county’s most pressing issues, including the arts, civic engagement, education, economic opportunity, health, housing, immigrant integration, nonprofit sustainability, smart growth and youth empowerment. The California Community Foundation stewards nearly $1.5 billion in assets and manages more than 1,600 foundations, funds and legacies. You can find out more about us at [www.calfund.org](http://www.calfund.org/).