CONGRATULATIONS! Leadership Montgomery Graduates garner $85,000 in grant funding for their nonprofit projects from recently re-branded NBCUniversal Telemundo’s 2018 Project Innovation $225,000 grant award pool:

$50,000 Grant Award – Manna Food Center – Stephanie Hubbard (CORE Participant 2018), Director of Development & Communications

$25,000 Grant Award – The Fishing School – Steffi Benjamin (CORE 2017), Director of Development and Communications

$10,000 Grant Award – Community Bridges, Inc. – Shannon Babe-Thomas (CORE Participant 2018), Executive Director

To view the full list of award recipients, visit http://www.nbcuniversal.com/article/nbcu-foundation-announces-2018-project-innovation-grant-winners

During the prior year’s NBCUniversal Foundation’s annual grant program, 21st Century Solutions $100,000 grant award pool, there were two LM winners:

$25,000 Grant Award – Montgomery Community Television – Tony Spearman-Leach (CORE Participant 2018) and Denise Fredericks (CORE 2013)

To view last year’s full list of award recipients, visit http://www.nbcuniversal.com/article/investing-innovation-can-help-build-stronger-communities

Through Project Innovation, The NBCUniversal Foundation and local NBC and Telemundo stations will award nearly $5 million in 2019 to nonprofit organizations that are solving everyday problems through innovation and technology solutions.

Good luck to those in LM whom submit proposals next year!