Furthering economic empowerment in the Black community

NBA Foundation Announces Sixth Grant Round

The NBA Foundation has announced another 40 new and renewed grants totaling $20 million, its largest grant round to-date.

NBA Foundation Announces Fifth Grant Round

The NBA Foundation has announced 40 new and renewed grants totaling $11 million to tip off its second year of grant-making.

NBA Foundation’s Commitment to Support HBCUs

Executive Director Greg Taylor talks about the NBA’s continued commitment to HBCU’s and organizations that serve the Black community. He discusses how the Foundation’s resources are being granted to help Black youth develop and enhance their careers.





Who We Are:

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.

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.

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