1/17 Gen-I NOW: NBCU Project Innovation Grants

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(pronounced “Ahh, heest”)

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the NBCUniversal Foundation’s "Project Innovation" grant program.

Project Innovation is a new and competitive program presented by the NBCU Foundation. The Foundation will award $225,000 to three to eight nonprofits in the following geographic areas: Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Connecticut, Dallas/Fort-Worth, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, South Florida, Southern California, and Washington, DC.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM ET on February 2, 2018. Click here to apply.

Eligibility: For a full list of eligibility requirements, click here.

  1. Must be a nonprofit organization, with an operating budget of more than $100,000, and must have existed for more than 1 year.
  2. Organization must fall into one of the following three grant categories:
  • Igniting Civic Engagement: Programs that provide or expand opportunities for individuals to volunteer in their communities, especially those that leverage media and technology.
  • Skills for Digital Economy: Programs that support middle-skills jobs training, adult career employment and readiness for advanced skills development programs to close the gap between education, income and prosperity in local communities.
  • STEM/STEAM Youth Programming: Programs that support K-12 youth education by encouraging and training the next generation of workers for advanced careers in STEM or STEAM fields.


To Apply: Read all eligibility guidelines and submit your application here.
Questions? Email corporatesocialresponsibility@nbcuni.com.

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