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If you are involved with a foundation, non-profit or other private, family or community organization with an interest in public media, we want to hear from you! Foundation grants and funding initiatives are vital to the continued growth and success of PBS SoCaL. For more information, please contact Lisa Mayeda-Nichols, Grants and Sponsorship, at (714) 241-4115 or

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is PBS SoCaL a 501(c)3 non-profit organization?
    Yes! We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization restricted under the KOCE-TV Foundation.
  • Can I restrict my grant to a specific project at PBS SoCaL?
    Yes! We welcome grant support that is restricted to one of our many areas of need -- from education to the arts to journalism to programming to capital needs... and so much more! We work closely with individuals and organizations who share our vision, and we have the capacity to provide detailed grant request information to fit foundation guidelines. Please contact us to discuss our current and future projects that fit within your foundation guidelines.
  • Can organization/foundation grants be anonymous?
    Yes! Grant recognition can be anonymous if desired.
  • Is PBS SoCaL interested in partnering with other non-profits on a combined grant request?
    Yes! We welcome opportunities to better serve the community by partnering with other non-profits and applying for grants with a strategic request.

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