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PBS and Skoll Foundation Announce $2.5 Million "Social Entrepreneurship Fund"

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 22, 2006 at 7:18AM

The PBS Foundation and the Skoll Foundation announced today the establishment of the PBS Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Fund, with a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Skoll Foundation. The PBS Foundation will use the funds for filmmakers, documentarians and other journalists to produce work that promotes "large-scale public awareness of social entrepreneurship, and highlights individuals who are pioneering innovative approaches that address far-reaching social issues." Each project supported by the fund may include an outreach initiative, determined by the applicant. Guidelines for applying for a PBS Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Fund grant can be found on the PBS website.
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The PBS Foundation and the Skoll Foundation announced today the establishment of the PBS Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Fund, with a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Skoll Foundation. The PBS Foundation will use the funds for filmmakers, documentarians and other journalists to produce work that promotes "large-scale public awareness of social entrepreneurship, and highlights individuals who are pioneering innovative approaches that address far-reaching social issues." Each project supported by the fund may include an outreach initiative, determined by the applicant. Guidelines for applying for a PBS Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Fund grant can be found on the PBS website.





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