21st Century Solutions - Overview | NBC Chicago

Does your nonprofit organization have a new and innovative program creating change in local communities? See if your program qualifies to receive $50,000. 

The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering with NBC Chicago to launch 21st Century Solutions, its fifth annual grant challenge for local nonprofit organizations implementing new and innovative programs. Now through August 26, we’re looking for fresh ideas that are moving our community forward. The first place grant recipient will receive a $50,000 grant and two runners-up will each receive $25,000, totaling $100,000 in grants for Chicago.

The competitive grant program is open to eligible 501(c)(3) organizations that are implementing progressive programs that address emerging or ongoing community challenges in the areas of

Civic Engagement, Education, Environment, Jobs and Economic Empowerment, Media, and Technology for Good. 

Please review the grant program’s eligibility requirements to ensure your organization fall within the guidelines before completing the application.