Grantee Profile

Latino Public Broadcasting

Grants to Latino Public Broadcasting

  • $450,000

    2017 (Duration 3 years)

    Journalism & Media

    BURBANK, CALIFORNIA — Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding the work of Latino American documentary filmmakers through an open call and ensuring that their work is placed on public television and reaches wide and diverse audiences. It presents the PBS documentary showcase series VOCES, which explores issues facing Latino communities in the United States and around the world. MacArthur support allows LPB to launch a Current Issues Content Fund within its existing open call to provide additional support specifically for social issue nonfiction multimedia content about urgent issues. This allows Latino filmmakers to produce impactful media about current events as they unfold, ultimately resulting in more diverse narratives reaching and informing the American public.

  • $225,000

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    BURBANK, CALIFORNIA — In support of"Voces" , a Latino documentary series on PBS (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Latino Public Broadcasting $675,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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