Furthering economic empowerment in the Black community
Ahead of All-Star Game, NBA Foundation Hosts Business Pitch Competition
The NBA and the NBA Foundation are passionately dedicated to empowering the next generation of cutting-edge entrepreneurs. Seven (7) Indiana-based entrepreneurs representing the future of tech and innovation, advanced to compete in the All-Star Pitch Competition Finals on Saturday, February 17 at the Indiana Convention Center.
#GivingTuesday: NBA Foundation Announces 10th Grand Round
To commemorate #GivingTuesday, the NBA Foundation, announced a new round of 23 grants, totaling $5.8 million dispersed to organizations across the United States and Canada.
NBA Foundation ‘Solveathon’ inspires Boston youth to think big
The NBA Foundation teamed up with MIT & the Boston Celtics to host the first-ever Solveathon – an opportunity for Boston-based youth to solve the NBA’s biggest business challenges.
The NBA Foundation Mission:
To drive economic opportunity in the Black community through employment and career development by funding programs that generate successful transitions from school to meaningful employment for Black youth.
The NBA Foundation will accomplish this mandate by investing in local and national organizations that promote school-to-career employment opportunities including job readiness, skill training, job placement and career advancement that target Black youth, ages 14-24 years old, with priority being given to organizations operating in NBA markets.
Promoting Economic Equity
The NBA is driving meaningful social change across the country by supporting organizations that address education, income and employment disparities in Black communities. The NBA and all 30 teams are also committed using their collective platforms and resources to increase partnerships with Black-owned and operated businesses across all business activities.