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NBC Owned Stations Launch Second Annual Grant Challenge

The NBC Owned Television Stations are gearing up for its annual social innovation grant challenge, 21st Century Solutions. For the second year running, the program will award 30 grants totaling $1.2 million to local non-profits in the 10 markets where NBC owns local stations.

The application process will be run through the station’s websites. One winner and two runners-up will be awarded grants in each of the ten participating markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Francisco Bay Area, Washington, D.C., Miami-Fort Lauderdale, San Diego and Hartford-New Haven.

“Our stations are proud to partner with some of the most innovative non-profit organizations in the communities we serve,” Valari Staab, president of the NBC Owned Television Stations, said in a statement. “21st Century Solutions enables us to help create positive change in the places where we live and serve.”

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