Reservation Information

Reservation Information

Request a conference room reservation by filling out a reservation request form. If you are a first-time user, you must create a user name and password.

Conference Center staff will respond to your request as quickly as possible. If your request is approved, a Center staff member will facilitate all necessary arrangements for your meeting.

Reservation schedule:

  • Events for more than 100 people may be reserved 12 months in advance, subject to availability.
  • Events for fewer than 100 people may be reserved up to six months in advance, subject to availability.

 

 

Make a reservation - First time user

 

Make a reservation - Returning user

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

CHC-Conference-Center-MAP(1)

Download PDF of floor plan 

The Conference Center has rooms of varying size and purpose to accommodate everything from board meetings and retreats to presentations, conferences, and receptions.  Equipped with advanced technology, most rooms can be configured to meet the needs of the given event. Depending on seating arrangements, room capacity is up to 300 persons.

Conference Center staff will assist you in identifying the best room for your event.

Click on the rooms above to see a description of each room, including photos, diagrams, and available resources.

Technology

Center Technology

The Conference Center offers an array of the latest technology and A/V capabilities. Most meeting rooms are equipped with built-in technology, such as audio and videoconferencing, video, and digital projection screens or flat screens, VCR/DVD, speakers, and PC inputs. Other portable equipment options, including mobile flat screens and projectors, are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Center’s team will be available to assist you with your technology needs.

Once on site, the Center staff is available for setup and initial guidance in using A/V equipment. Users are responsible for proper handling of equipment and will be held responsible for any damage caused by negligent use. The Center’s A/V technician is available to provide assistance.

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the facility.

If in-house technology or support is not available to meet your event requirements, you may contract your own services. Users are responsible for all associated costs of equipment, delivery, setup, and labor.

  • How To Reserve Audio/Visual Equipment
    Audio/Visual equipment for your meetings is available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be reserved in advance.  Your Event Coordinator will contact you about technology needs for your meeting.

Food Services

Food Services

Catering service is available through the Conference Center Café, which offers a diverse and healthy menu at affordable prices.

  • Conference Center Café
    Whether your event brings together hundreds of people for a large conference or convenes a small group, food service is available from the Conference Center Café. A versatile array of catering styles is available from buffet setups to formal, sit-down affairs. The café’s fully equipped kitchen and staff offer lean and nutritious entrées, breakfasts either continental or hot, and snacks for break-out sessions. The chefs are adept at accommodating vegetarian, vegan, and other special dietary requirements. A large selection of beverages, as well as beer and wine, is available. (Please see Alcohol under General Use Policies.)
  • Menus will be forwarded to you as soon as your meeting is reserved. Your Event Coordinator will work with you to select the best fare to accomplish the goals you’ve set for your function.
    Endowment Catering Menu

NOTE: All catered events at the Conference Center must be serviced by the on-site café.

  • The Courtyard Café
    If you opt not to make use of the Conference Center’s catering service, your group is welcome to purchase individual items at the Courtyard Café from 7:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The café offers a hot breakfast from 7:30 – 10:00, hot entrées for lunch from 11:00 – 2:00, and grab-and-go items throughout the day, all at  reasonable prices.
    Download PDF sample of Endowment Cafe Menu

Lodging

Lodging

506 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
1.5 miles away
Club Room $225
Classic Room $175
Book Here or call 1.866.866.8086 and request The California Endowment rate

120 South Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
0.7 miles away
Standard Rooms $205

Book Here or call 1.800.HILTONS and request The California Endowment rate

Promotional rates are unavailable for the hotel below, but government rates may apply.
(213) 624-0000
535 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
1.5 miles away

Use Policies

Use Policies

Accessibility. Conference Center facilities are designed to include the full participation and enjoyment of people with physical disabilities as well as those who are not fluent in English. Meeting rooms and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Assisted listening devices are available for the deaf and hearing impaired. Simultaneous interpretation equipment is available in some rooms. A list of recommended interpreters for most commonly used languages in California is available upon request.

Alcohol. Wine and beer (no spirits) may be served with a meal or catered reception as long as there are no events taking place within the Conference Center involving youth under the legal drinking age. Organizations wanting to serve alcohol at events must obtain permission from the Events Manager at the time of booking.

Animal access. Guide dogs and assistance animals for people with disabilities are permitted in the Center but must be on leash at all times and muzzled, if necessary. No other animals are permitted.

Cancellations. Organizations must notify the Center Events Manager about a cancellation a minimum of three (3) business days before the scheduled date of an event or they will forfeit their deposit. Repeated cancellations may result in loss of all future access to the Center’s services. Cellular phones. Use of cell phones is restricted to the Atrium and outdoor areas to minimize disruption to meetings and working staff.

Deposit. A security deposit is required. Deposits will be returned within a reasonable time following your event, provided no equipment or facility damage was incurred and catering costs have been met. Deposits may be submitted and kept on file for frequent requestors.

Event restrictions. Eligible organizations include:

  • Nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as “not a private foundation” under Section 509(a).
  • Independent, sponsored projects of a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization acting as a fiscal sponsor.
  • Government and public agencies.

The Center is not available for commercial, political, religious, private or family events.

Conference Center facilities may not be used for proselytizing or for events whose primary focus is religious worship and instruction. Faith-based organizations whose efforts fit within The Endowment’s goals are welcome to use the Center for Healthy Communities.

The Center may not be used for raising funds, including but not limited to, selling merchandise or other items related to the event and/or raffles.

Fees for event admission. Organizations using the Center may only charge an admission or meeting fee to cover such direct meeting costs as materials, speaker fees or catering.

Financial sponsorship of events. Organizations using the Center may solicit additional outside philanthropic sponsorship solely to cover direct expenses of events. The Center for Healthy Communities prohibits sponsorship by alcohol or tobacco-related companies. Corporate sponsorship requires special permission by the Events Manager.

Media. Any media presence at the Conference Center requires approval of The California Endowment’s Communications and Public Affairs Department. Users must notify the Conference Center staff if they are inviting or expect news media.

Parking. Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. If valet services are needed, the Center can provide a list of approved providers. Users will contract directly with the Center-approved valet service.

Porters. Porters are available to help unload and set up items. Porters may be reserved at an hourly rate if their services are required for an extended period.

Public transportation. Users are strongly encouraged to distribute information about available modes of public transportation to their guests and to arrange carpools.

Smoking. Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the Conference Center, including the outdoor courtyard.

Business support services. Conference Center staff can only assist with limited photocopying, sending of faxes and access to telephones. Because Center staff may not always be available, users should bring adequate materials and staff to support their events.  Computers and a printer are available in the atrium to Center guests.

Technical support. Staff is available to help with initial guidance and setup of audiovisual equipment (See the Center Technology section above).

Getting Here

Getting Here

Center for Healthy Communities

1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (866) 833-3533
On site parking, free of charge
Download PDF Directions 

Driving Directions

San Fernando Valley/ Hollywood
US 101 South
Exit Broadway
Left on Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Santa Monica/Westside
I-10 East
CA 110 North
Just past downtown, follow signs on right to “10 East San Bernardino/5 South Santa Ana” (US 101 South)
Exit Broadway
Left on Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Pasadena/Northeast LA
CA 110 South
Exit Hill Street, go straight
Left on Alpine
Right on Broadway
Left on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

San Gabriel Valley
I-10 West
US 101 North
Exit Alameda Street
Right on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (5th stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Harbor Area/South LA
CA 110 North
Just past downtown, follow signs on right to “10 East San Bernardino /5 South Santa Ana” (US 101 South)
Exit Broadway
Left on Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Airport Directions

From Bob Hope Airport (Burbank)
North on Hollywood Way toward Burton Ave.
I-5 S
Merge onto I-110 S toward Los Angeles
Exit Hill St., go straight
Left on Alpine
Right on Broadway
Left on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue into TCE parking lot

From LAX (Inglewood)
Merge onto S. Sepulveda / CA-1 S. toward I-105
I-105 E toward Norwalk
Merge onto I-110 N toward Los Angeles
Just past downtown, follow signs on right to 10 E San Bernardino / 5 S Santa Ana (US 101 South)
Exit Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue into TCE parking lot

Public Transportation between LAX and Union Station

LAX Flyaway at Union Station/Patsaouras/Gateway Transit Plaza

Schedule: Shuttles operate every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m., and every hour between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
Duration: 45 minutes or less.
From LAX: Flyway buses pick up at every terminal on the Arrival/Lower level under green “FlyAway, Buses, and Long Distance Vans” signs.
More Information: http://www.lawa.org/welcome_lax.aspx?id=292

Metro Rail lines to LAX /Union Station

Union Station to Red Line and exit at 7th Street/Metro Center.
Take Blue Line and exit at Imperial/Wilmington to take the Green Line.
At the Green line, continue to Aviation/LAX to take LAX Free Shuttle to LAX airport.

Schedule: Every 5-10 minutes on weekdays
Duration: 45 minutes to an hour.

More information: http://www.mta.net
Metro rail map:http://mta.net/around/maps 

Public Transportation between Burbank Airport and Union Station

Take any Metrolink train heading to Union Station.

Location: Next to Burbank Airport off of Empire Ave.
Schedule: Every 30 minutes or every hour.
Duration: 25 minutes.

More information: http://www.metrolinktrains.com
http://www.metro.net/riding_metro/maps/images/rail_map.pdf

Burbank airport with Metrolink map

Additional Public Transportation

Click here for MTA information

Click here for DASH Downtown information 

Walking from Union Station

Walk out of Union Station at Alameda Street exit
Turn right at sidewalk
Walk 1-1/2 blocks north to front entrance

Contact Us

Contact Us:
(866) 833-3533
CHCrequests@calendow.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m; Closed Saturday, Sunday and alternating Fridays.

Address:
1000 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012