Christopher Street West works to support the various organizations that participate in the parade. CSW has awarded grants to help defray costs of entries as well as awards for the best floats in parade.

2011 Parade Awards:
Marching Award – APLA
Musical Marching Award - Gay Men's Chorus of LA
Butterfly Award - Bienestar Human Services, Inc
Stonewall Award - Out at NBC Universal

Previous awardees include (list not inclusive):
Cheer LA
Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles
Project Angel Food
Life Group LA
Metropolitan Community Church LA
Gay Freedom Band