The NBA Foundation Donated $4.8M TO 12 Organizations Providing Black Youth with Economic Opportunities

By BOTWC Staff, Because of Them We Can

The professional basketball nonprofit is staying true to their dues with the recent donation of $4.8 million to 12 various organizations that are dedicated to the youth, NewsOne reports.

Two years ago, The NBA foundation made a commitment to donate $300 million to charitable foundations that are actively working to transform and provide economic opportunities to Black youth. So far, the foundation has donated $50 million and is continuing to uphold their promise by donating $4.8 million in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations. These various organizations are dedicated to social justice reform and provide resources to many causes, such as formerly incarcerated youth, college students, BIPOC, and low-income families. The organizations include 10,000 degrees; Drive Change, Inc; Action for Boston Community Development, Inc; Baton Rouge Youth Coalition; Bottom Line; Center for Black Educator Development; ELSO, Inc; Kenwood Oakland Community Organization; Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit; PeerForward and STEM NOLA.

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