The Ebell of Los Angeles is an educational and philanthropic organization founded by women in 1894. The mission is to participate in and encourage the educational, cultural and social growth of the diverse Los Angeles community. .
The Ebell administers a college scholarship program for women and men and a program assisting women in need. The Ebell also maintains and preserves its art collections and its historic Clubhouse and Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Extended DEADLINE for application: September 30 Application for the Rest Cottage Association Grant “Ebell Women Helping Women” (PDF) download You may complete the grant application online and mail the additional necessary documents to: Ebell of Los Angeles Attn: Rest Cottage Association 743 South Lucerne Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90005For more information you may call 323-931-1277 or… Continue reading The Rest Cottage Association Grant Application
Harvard declared, “Veritas.” Going a bit further, Yale said. “Lux et Veritas.” Ebell, in its singular fashion added “I Will Find a Way, or Make One…” In Ebell’s case, it pursued its mission of providing financial assistance in the form of scholarships to thousands of students attending Los Angeles County colleges and universities. Starting with a… Continue reading The Ebell Scholarship Program
Our Mystery Woman: Mrs. George Lafayette Crenshaw By Judy Thompson & Kay Lachter Have you driven on 23-mile long Crenshaw Boulevard? This busy street is no doubt a shadow of its former grand self when it was named, in 1904, after wealthy real estate developer George Lafayette Crenshaw. And have you passed St. Charles Place,… Continue reading From the Archives
No institution can survive, thrive and continue without the support and loyalty of its constituents. Since the beginning, members of The Ebell have sought to maintain and build up their Club while improving their minds, expanding their vision and enriching their community. As this new millennium begins, the membership encompasses four generations of women who… Continue reading Membership Information
The Ebell of Los Angeles is a community of members, diverse in background, ethnicity, experience, point of view, talents, interest and passions. Though we gather in our historic and beautiful Ebell building, it is our membership which is our most precious asset – members engaging with one another, learning from each other, enjoying each other’s… Continue reading Message from the President
Every month, we support the Rest Cottage Association’s mission of providing assistance to a number of charities. In 2013, the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority counted more than 350 female veterans living on the streets of Los Angeles County. The New Directions Oasis for Veteran Women, an RCA Charity, is a long-term transitional program for… Continue reading Social Service Department