NBA issues second round of multi-million dollar grants to Black programs
Grants will help with job skills training and mentoring
Carol Ozemhoya, OW Contributor | 4/7/2021, 10:54 a.m.
The NBA Foundation has announced a total of more than $3 million in grants that will create employment opportunities, further career advancement and drive greater economic empowerment in Black communities, reports the Sporting News.
Nine organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami, Braven, the Collective Blueprint, the Centr for Keaderships development and Road to Hire, among others, have been selected as part of the Foundation’s second grant round.
The grants will enhance and build upon the important work of these national and local organizations that align with the NBA Foundation’s mission to provide skills training, mentorship, coaching and pipeline development for high school, college-aged, job-ready and mid-career individuals in Black communities across the United States and Canada.