. . .For West Side Organizations
NBC 5 Chicago and Telemundo Chicago are looking for West Side 501(c)(3) organizations to submit applications to its annual 21st Century Solutions competitive grant challenge. The program’s goal is to give three local area not-for-profits a total of $100,000 that focus on creative solutions to challenges facing economically deprived communities.
If your organization is tackling these issues head on – civic engagement, education, environment, economic empowerment, jobs, media, and technology – then you have up to Friday, August 26 to submit an application. According to a statement to the press, one organization will receive $50,000 and two runners-up will receive $25,000 each. Winners will be announced by the end of 2016.
Click here for a direct link. and apply.
The 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is funded by the NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations to support nonprofit organizations that are thinking outside the conventional norm.
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