Latino Public Broadcasting Receives Major Award
Aug15

Latino Public Broadcasting Receives Major Award

Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) announced today that the organization is the recipient of a 2017 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation award. The $450,000 grant will be used to launch a Current Issues Fund, which will provide project support for Latino filmmakers producing impactful media about social justice issues. The grant is one of seven announced today by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, totaling $5.7...

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People | Raul Delga Delgadillo wins $15,000 grant from EPA
Jul22

People | Raul Delga Delgadillo wins $15,000 grant from EPA

A University of California, Riverside student recently learned he will receive a $15,000 grant from an EPA national sustainable design competition for his idea to capture energy from ocean currents. Raul Delga Delgadillo, who will be a senior this fall at the Bourns College of Engineering, plans to spend the upcoming school year building a small-scale turbine and buoy system and testing it in a flow tank to determine the best way to...

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La Plaza Receives Major Grant
Sep14

La Plaza Receives Major Grant

The PepsiCo Foundation announced today its commitment of a $1 million grant to support LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles, the nation’s premier center of Mexican American culture. The three-year grant will go toward the establishment of an Edible Teaching Garden and Culinary Arts Program for Hispanic youth in the local community. LA Plaza’s efforts in Southern California focus on improving children’s awareness of...

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