Who We Help
Originally established in 1958, the Foundation makes donations of approximately $350,000 annually. Recent 2020 grants include:
Wheeling Health Right Inc.
Friends of the Topeka Zoo
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland
Annie L. Dawson Foundation
Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana
United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Chicago chapter
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
African American Male Wellness Agency
Operation Honor Guard
Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
Hands To Hands Community Fund
BAG Lady Outreach
Boy Scouts of America / Cradle of Liberty Council
Philadelphia Union Foundation
Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PAL)
Project Angel Food
United Way of South Hampton Roads
2019 Grants were made to:
Meet the Foundation's Board
The Foundation is run by a three-member Board of Directors. They are:
Perry A. Sook, Chairman
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nexstar Media, Inc.
Tom Carter, Member
EVP/Chief Financial Officer, Nexstar Media, Inc.
Elizabeth Ryder, Member
EVP/General Counsel and Secretary, Nexstar Media, Inc.
Gary Weitman serves as the Nexstar Media Foundation’s Chief Operating Officer and is Nexstar Media, Inc.’s EVP & Chief Communications Officer. Alex Cervantes serves as the Foundation’s Chief Administrative Officer.
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