Harry Wiland and Dale Bell have raised over $10M since 2000 for their transmedia projects
MPC could not tackle important initiatives without the support of our valued underwriters and corporate sponsors.
The following underwriters are foundations that have awarded us grants in support of our broadcast and media/educational outreach projects.
Grounded in Arthur Vining Davis’ principled and innovative leadership in national corporate life and philanthropy, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations strengthen America’s intellectual life, humane instincts and democracy through philanthropic support for private higher education; interfaith leadership and religious literacy; public educational media; environmental engagement, stewardship and solutions; and palliative care.
The AXA Research Fund was born in 2007 out of the belief that science has a crucial role in responding to the most important issues facing our planet. AXA’s scientific philanthropy initiative is committed to supporting science, contributing to societal progress and encouraging researchers to share their work with the larger public. The AXA Research Fund supports projects in the areas of Health, Environment, New Tech and Socio-Economics.
The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people’s lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and child well-being, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke’s properties.
The Faye McBeath Foundation is a private, independent foundation providing grants to tax-exempt nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations in the metropolitan Milwaukee area. The Faye McBeath Foundation was established in 1964, shortly before the death of Faye McBeath in 1967 and we have been providing organizations with support for over 40 years.
Our Mission is to harness the power of research to ensure that all young children benefit from early learning experiences that affirm their individual, family, and community assets, fortify them against harmful consequences arising from economic instability and social exclusion and that strengthen their developmental potential.
IBEW Local Union 11 is the dynamic and progressive voice of the Electrical Construction Industry in Los Angeles. We are a movement for social justice, safe jobsites, training, green jobs and opportunity for all based in Los Angeles, California. IBEW 11 represents our 12,000 Electricians, Communications and Systems Installers, Transportation Systems Journeyman, Civil Service Electricians, Apprentices, Construction Wireman and Construction Electricians.
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
The District Council 16 represents 14 local unions in Southern California, with jurisdiction spanning from San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield, to Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. We are proud members of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.
The Motion Picture & Television Fund works to enrich the lives of people in our Southern California entertainment community by continuously evolving to meet their health and human services needs. We are dedicated to offering programs and charitable services which are provided with compassion and respect for the dignity of the whole person.
Supporting Art, Education, and Health.
Advance the Risk Management profession among our members, students and business community through educational programs, professional development resources and networking opportunities.
The San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) was created by the California legislature in 1999. We’re one of ten conservancies within the California Resources Agency. Our mission is to preserve open space and habitat in order to provide for low-impact recreation and educational uses, wildlife habitat restoration and protection, and watershed improvements within our jurisdiction.
A voice for children since 1960, The Skillman Foundation works to ensure that Detroit youth have access to high-quality educational and economic opportunities and a strong, broad network of champions that work on behalf of young people’s interests. We believe children are our greatest asset, and that the children of Detroit are integral to the city’s sustained recovery and growth.
The Retirement Research Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life for older people in the U.S. RRF is one of the first private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues.
Our corporate sponsors are corporations that have financially supported our various special PBS broadcast projects including And Thou Shalt Honor, Getting Around, Edens Lost & Found, Growing Greener Schools, Going To Green, and Designing Healthy Communities.