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Do you have a family foundation? Is your business involved in the community? If you're interested in presenting a live challenge grant on TV, supporting an event like the PBS KIDS Writers Contest, or helping LAaRT showcase local artists, contact Jillian Tempesta at (714) 241-4197 or There are many ways to support PBS SoCaL through foundations, and we'd love to talk.

Foundations help PBS SoCaL reach children and familiesIn 2015, PBS SoCaL led 90% of outreach with low-income families.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is PBS SoCaL a 501(c)3 non-profit organization?
    Yes! We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization 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 programs -- from education outreach to the arts to journalism to programming to capital needs... and so much more! We work closely with organizations that share our vision. 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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