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.
NBA Foundation Invests $300M to Empower Black Community
Greg Taylor, executive director of the NBA Foundation, talks to SportsPro about some of the challenges of establishing the basketball league’s two-year-old charitable initiative and reflects on the progress made so far.
NBA Foundation’s Greg Taylor on League, Player Activism
The NBA and its players can use “platforms to close the economic wealth gap for Black youth.”
Foundation Friday Profiles
NBA Foundation Friday: SoHarlem inspires fashion, creativity in historic neighborhood
The nonprofit organization focuses on creating a space for creativity and inspiration in the Manhattanville Factory District.
NBA Foundation Friday: Spotlighting excellence in education
The Center for Black Educator Development, the Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization and InsideOut Literary Arts fight valiantly to even the playing field for students of color.
NBA Foundation Friday: Spotlighting efforts to reform the criminal justice system
The Anti-Recidivism Coalition and Youth Sentencing Reentry Project works with those affected by the criminal justice system, seeking to offer assistance and create a more just society.
NBA Foundation Friday: Spotlighting the power of mentorship
A Call To Men, MKE Fellows and Improve Your Tomorrow all work to link Black boys and young men with opportunities, helping them grow personally and professionally.
NBA Foundation Friday: Memphis Music Initiative
Memphis Music Initiative was created in order to boost opportunities for Black and Brown youth through music and to help re-center the story of music back to its roots.
NBA Foundation celebrates 3rd anniversary, announces $13.5M grant round
The NBA Foundation awards 40 new and renewed grants in latest grant round to help drive economic opportunity and empowerment in the Black community.
NBA Foundation Announces Sixth Grant Round Benefitting 40 Organizations
The NBA Foundation has announced another 40 new and renewed grants totaling $20 million, its largest grant round to-date.
NBA Foundation Celebrates 2nd Anniversary, Announces $20M Grant Round
Created in August 2020, the NBA Foundation continues to focus on driving economic opportunity and empowerment in the Black community.
NBA Grants go to Black-Owned Businesses & Youth-Focused Groups
The National Basketball Association Foundation is distributing $6 million to 22 businesses that focus creating employment opportunities for Black youths.
NBA Foundation Announces First $2M in Grant Awards
The NBA Foundation has chosen the initial seven recipients of grants from the newly created group, the first step toward what the league has promised will be at least $300 million in money designed to spur additional economic empowerment in Black communities.
NBA Announces $300M Fund Dedicated to Empowering Black Community Through Economic Opportunities
Over the next decade, 30 NBA team owners will collectively contribute $30 million annually to establish the new NBA Foundation
NBA Issues Second $3M in Grant Program
The National Basketball Association announced another set of grants to social organizations as it tries to boost economic opportunities in the Black community.
2023 NBA HBCU Fellowship class readies to make an impact
The NBA welcomed the 2023 NBA HBCU Fellowship class to the league offices on May 31, sharing knowledge, guidance and networking opportunities with 74 HBCU students and recent graduates before they travel across the country to spend the summer working for NBA teams.
NBA HBCU Fellows Participate in Fireside Chat with Google
Recently, representatives from both Google and the NBA HBCU Fellowship Program were able to get together for a fireside chat.
NBA Foundation’s First-Ever All-Star Pitch Competition
Google The NBA Foundation aims to grow the next generation of Black entrepreneurs and tech leaders by providing the tools, resources and funding for innovative ideas through the NBA Foundation Pitch Competition on Feb. 16.
NBA Foundation Receives Record $1M Contribution from Google Pixel
Google Pixel announced that they will be contributing $1 million to the NBA Foundation. This donation is the largest for the Foundation to date from an NBA partner.
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