• project innovation February 17, 2022 9:58 am

    Project Innovation Returns! Learn More and Apply

    Is your nonprofit working to create positive change in your local community?  Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo stations in 11 markets, Project Innovation is strengthening our communities by providing funding to local nonprofit organizations that are solving everyday problems. In 2022, NBC 7 & Telemundo 20 station will award $315,000 to exceptional nonprofit…

  • project innovation March 25, 2022 5:35 pm

    Learn More About Project Innovation

    Please note: Applications for Project Innovation 2022 have now closed. Winners will be announced in Summer 2022. Learn more about Project Innovation below.  Is your nonprofit working to create positive change in your local community?  Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo stations in 11 markets, Project Innovation is strengthening our communities by providing funding…

  • project innovation January 25, 2022 11:57 am

    Project Innovation 2022 Eligibility Requirements

    Organization must be a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Fiscally sponsored organizations are eligible. If you have any questions about applying through a fiscal sponsor, please submit a question by clicking the “Contact Us” button on the application portal. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization’s total expenses must be more than $100,000 (defined by the organization’s most recent 990). The program being…

  • project innovation January 25, 2022 11:49 am

    Project Innovation 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

    Eligibility Q. My organization has yet to file a 990, are we eligible?A 990 form is required to apply for a Project Innovation grant. Q. My organization’s total expenses fell short of $100,000, is there any way we can still apply?The organization must have had total expenses of more than $100,000 (defined by line 18 of the organization’s most recent…

  • project innovation July 22, 2021 2:34 pm

    A Play's the Thing to Make the Arts Inclusive to All

    The New Village Arts in Carlsbad was one of this year’s Project innovation award recipients for its work to make sure children across the county experience arts and culture. Project Innovation is a commitment made by Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation to support the interests and needs of our diverse communities.

  • project innovation June 29, 2021 5:31 pm

    Project Innovation Award Recipient Showcases the Power of Music

    The David’s Harp Foundation shares how they inspire youth through music and creativity.

  • project innovation June 25, 2021 3:24 pm

    San Diego's Homeless Community Finds Hope in ‘Dreams for Change' and Life Off the Streets

    One formerly houseless San Diegan shares how a local non-profit organization helped her get back on her feet and secure a job and housing.

  • project innovation June 25, 2021 7:24 am

    Dreams for Change Boosts Morale, Opportunities for Homeless

    A San Diego woman shares how the support of a local non-profit organization helped her overcome homelessness and get the necessary skills to secure a job. NBC 7’s Marianne Kushi has more details on Dreams for Change.

  • just in time June 24, 2021 11:43 am

    San Diego Organization Dedicated to Helping Foster Youth

    Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) is committed to enriching the lives of foster youth by helping them obtain housing and transportation, emergency and basic needs, training, networking and more. The organization began in 2002 and has since helped 1,200 San Diegans.

  • just in time June 16, 2021 6:13 am

    Foster Youth Thrive With Just in Time

    San Diego-based non-profit Just in Time focuses on helping foster youth succeed and feel included. To learn more about the organization, NBC 7’s Nicole Gomez speaks with a participant and leader.

  • project innovation January 7, 2021 4:17 pm

    Project Innovation !

    Is your non-profit working to create positive change in your local community? Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo stations in 11 markets, Project Innovation is strengthening our communities by providing funding to local non-profit organizations that are solving everyday problems. In 2021, this station will award $315,000 to exceptional non-profit programs that are addressing local…

  • project innovation February 12, 2021 5:04 pm

    Project Innovation 2021 Applications Have Closed

    Please note: Applications for Project Innovation 2021 have now closed. Winners will be announced in Spring 2021. Learn more about Project Innovation below. Is your non-profit working to create positive change in your local community? Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo stations in 11 markets, Project Innovation is strengthening our communities by providing funding to…

  • project innovation December 14, 2020 9:37 am

    Project Innovation 2021 Eligibility Requirements

    2021 Eligibility Requirements Organization must be a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Fiscally sponsored organizations are eligible. If you have any questions about applying through a fiscal sponsor, please submit a question by clicking the “Contact Us” button on the application portal. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization must have an annual operating budget of more than $100,000 (defined by the organization’s…

  • project innovation December 14, 2020 9:38 am

    Project Innovation 2021 Frequently Asked Questions

    Eligibility Q. My organization has yet to file a 990, are we eligible? A 990 form is required to apply for a Project Innovation grant. Q. My organization’s revenue fell short of $100,000, is there any way we can still apply? The organization must have had an annual operating budget of more than $100,000 (defined by the organization’s most recent…

  • coronavirus July 1, 2020 11:44 pm

    Reality Changers: Changing Lives & Communities Through Innovation

    Reality Changers helps provide a safe haven for at-risk students to study and change their lives, but that all changed when COVID-19 hit and forced the non-profit to close its doors, impacting hundreds of students it serves. Students like 18-year-old Ariana Bermudez: Walk a mile in her shoes through the Logan Heights neighborhood where she lived until she was 13 and...

  • project innovation May 24, 2020 11:59 am

    Music Education Nonprofit Provides Instruments for Students Stuck at Home

    A San Diego-based music education nonprofit is providing instruments for students stuck at home during the pandemic without their usual classroom instruments.

  • Community May 23, 2020 7:54 pm

    Music Education Nonprofit Wins Project Innovation Award

    Several other local nonprofits received the NBCUniversal Foundation Project Innovation grant. NBC 7’s Steven Luke has more.

  • coronavirus May 13, 2020 7:52 pm

    Fighting Hunger Through Innovation

    NBC 7’s Steven Luke shares one of the winners of the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation.

  • project innovation May 13, 2020 7:53 pm

    Fighting Hunger Through Innovation

    The Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank is seeing unprecedented demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is why CEO James Floros said a new infusion of funding comes at the perfect time. The San Diego Food Bank was able to receive $38,950 as part of the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation’s “Project Innovation 2020.” Grant The money will…

  • grants January 14, 2020 3:00 pm

    Project Innovation

    Is your non-profit working to create positive change in your local community? Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo stations in 11 markets, Project Innovation is strengthening our communities by providing funding to local non-profit organizations that are solving everyday problems. In 2020, this station will award $225,000 to exceptional non-profit programs that are addressing local…

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