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Non-Profit Grant Opportunity: NBCUniversal’s Project Innovation

Source: Project Innovation / Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Project Innovation is a grant opportunity that might be of interest to your organization. 

Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation and NBCUniversal Local (NBC / Telemundo owned stations), Project Innovation is a competitive grant challenge that will award nearly $3.5 million to non-profit organizations in 11 NBC and Telemundo markets that are tackling everyday problems through innovative solutions in one of the following categories: 

  • Culture of Inclusion
  • Youth Education and Empowerment
  • Next Generation Storytellers
  • Community Engagement

The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation is committed to supporting the interests and needs of diverse communities.

Applications will be accepted from Friday, February 18 through Friday, March 25 in English and Spanish. If this program is of interest to your organization, we encourage you to visit the website in English and Spanish to access the application portal and learn more about the grant categories, eligibility requirements, and FAQs.

You can also sign up for a free informational webinar on Tuesday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern / 11:00 a.m. Pacific to learn more about the application process.

If you have any further questions, please send a note to Sashia Moore at to connect you with Project Innovation. Please note that The Leadership Conference has no input in grantmaking outcomes and are sharing purely for consideration.