NBC10 and Telemundo62 are giving away $225K to innovative nonprofits - Generocity Philly


Jan. 17, 2018 10:26 am

NBC10 and Telemundo62 are giving away $225K to innovative nonprofits

Project Innovation is a new grant opportunity for nonprofits using technology to strengthen communities.
This is a guest post by Stimulus founder Tiffanie Stanard.
Is your nonprofit working to create technology-based community solutions?

The NBCUniversal Foundation is working with NBC10 and Telemundo62 to launch Project Innovation, a new grant program recognizing local nonprofit organizations that are leveraging technology to solve community problems.

Through Project Innovation, the NBCUniversal Foundation will distribute $2,475,000 in 2018. NBC10 and Telemundo62 will be awarding $225,000 locally.

From Jan. 12 through Feb. 2, applications for Project Innovation grants will be accepted in these focus areas:

  • Igniting Civic Engagement — Programs that are leveraging media and technology to support volunteering and community engagement
  • Skills for the Digital Economy — Programs that support advanced skills development with a focus on workforce training and promoting technology-focused skills opportunities
  • STEM/STEAM Youth Programming — Programs that support youth STEM and STEAM education and help advance the next generation of K-12 students with a focus on these in-demand skills (science, technology, engineering, art and math)

Join NBC10 and Telemundo62 on Jan. 22 for the Project Innovation Grant Challenge Event.

Nonprofits will have the opportunity to ask questions about this exciting new grant opportunity before submitting their applications and hear from previous grant recipients, including Mighty Writers, Reading Assist Institute and Camden Children’s Garden.

  • When — Monday, Jan. 22, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Where Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Blvd., 43rd Floor
  • How much — Free
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