NBC4 Southern California is offering local nonprofits the opportunity to compete for $200,000 through its annual grant challenge 21st Century Solutions.
Qualifying nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties are invited to apply for a grant, beginning June 2 through August 8. This fall, one organization will be awarded $100,000, and two runner-up nonprofits will each receive $50,000.
“The 21st Century Solutions shines a light on local charities addressing community needs in fresh and novel ways,” said Terri Hernandez Rosales, vice president of community affairs and communication for NBC4 Southern California. “Last year’s awardees exemplified the spirit of innovation, and we can’t wait to see this year’s creative programs.”
The 21st Century Solutions initiative supports new, innovative programs in the following areas: Civic Engagement; Education; Environment; Jobs and Economic Empowerment; Media Arts and Technology. Qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations can review the eligibility criteria and complete applications online.
This initiative is part of the NBCUniversal Foundation and expands to the 10 local markets served by NBC Owned Television Stations for a total of $1.2 million in 30 grants nationwide.