Liberty Media Announces LibertyGives 2011 Call For Applications
Liberty Media Corporation today announced that its LibertyGives
Foundation has decided to continue its support of causes aiding
underprivileged and at-risk youth in Colorado focused on proactive and
Liberty Media Corporation today announced that its LibertyGives Foundation has decided to continue its support of causes aiding underprivileged and at-risk youth in Colorado focused on proactive and preventative services. LibertyGives is accepting grant proposals for funding from $1,000 to $150,000 from public charitable organizations focused on helping Colorado’s at-risk youth overcome impediments that restrict their opportunities to grow, learn and thrive. “Liberty has maintained its focus on our local community and its most vulnerable children,” said Greg Maffei, President and CEO of Liberty Media. “We are committed to assisting organizations that address Colorado’s at-risk youth and can best utilize our contributions to promote the neediest cases.” As part of Liberty Media’s ongoing efforts to be Green, the applications process is conducted entirely online. Organizations seeking funding may fill out an online application at http://www.libertymedia.com/liberty-gives.aspx. Grant proposals for 2011 will have an initial deadline of May 31, 2011 and one additional opportunity to submit requests by October 31, 2011. About Liberty Media Corporation Liberty Media owns interests in a broad range of electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment businesses. Those interests are attributed to three tracking stock groups: (1) the Liberty Interactive group (Nasdaq: LINTA, LINTB), which includes Liberty Media's interests in QVC, Provide Commerce, Backcountry.com, BUYSEASONS, Bodybuilding.com, Evite, and Expedia, (2) the Liberty Starz group (Nasdaq: LSTZA, LSTZB), which includes Liberty Media's interest in Starz, LLC, and (3) the Liberty Capital group (Nasdaq: LCAPA, LCAPB), which includes all businesses, assets and liabilities not attributed to the Interactive group or the Starz group including its subsidiaries Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc., and TruePosition, Inc., Liberty Media’s interest in SIRIUS XM Radio, Inc., and minority equity investments in Time Warner Inc. and Live Nation.
Liberty Media Corporation (Nasdaq:LCAPA) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $2.24 (+2.9%).