Lulu’s Place will be a transformational nonprofit youth center where students can access exceptional academic, athletic and wellness programs at top quality facilities rivaling those anywhere in the world.

Core Program Partners

We are bringing together committed partners, anchored by nationally-recognized organizations with deep expertise and remarkable outcomes.

The USTA Foundation

supports programs nationwide through the National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network which features nearly 300 chapters providing free or low-cost tennis and education programming to empower under-resourced kids to succeed on the court and in life.

TGR Foundation

empowers students to pursue their passions through programs focused in STEAM educational enrichment, health and well-being, college access and career readiness, providing students opportunities to learn, grow and prepare for their futures.

Winward Academy

is a research-based learning platform supporting students with math courses, ACT/SAT prep and college applications.

Our partners will deliver best-in-class educational, sports and wellness programming at little or no cost to students.

Wellness Program Partners

Wellness programs and services will be offered by health providers with a deep history of world-class service to the community.

Creating Opportunity for LA Youth

World-Class Facilities

Lulu’s Place will be a dynamic campus that includes a learning lab, an extensive tennis center, and an array of recreation spaces for youth sports programming and public use.

A state-of-the-art Learning Lab

operated by TGR Foundation will empower students to discover their passions, enhance their education and gain real-world skills aligned with their career interests. Year-round programming will provide students with unique learning experiences in STEM in a safe and inspiring learning environment. Thanks to a collaboration with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the TGR Learning Lab will be built on St. Bernard’s High School campus and open to all students in the community.

A top-tier tennis center for all levels

from beginner “short courts” that accommodate young children to tournament-style courts with spectator viewing areas.

Sports and recreation facilities

including soccer and baseball fields, basketball and pickleball courts, running paths, a community garden, a dog park and a playground to promote active lifestyles for all ages and interests.

Philanthropic Partners

We are grateful for our founding donors — the Kimmelman Family Foundation and its partners the USTA, USTA Foundation and TGR Foundation — along with substantial support from several leading institutions and foundations:

USTA
USTA Foundation
TGR Foundation