Nike’s partnership expands on its Black Community Commitment to support organisations focused on social justice, education and economic opportunity for Black Americans
Expanding the Nike, Inc. Black Community Commitment to support organisations focused on social justice, education and economic opportunity for Black Americans, the ‘Just Do It’ brand announces a new partnership focused on economic empowerment, Black Girl Ventures.
The US$500k/£370k investment from Nike, Inc. will support Black Girl Ventures in its efforts to provide Black and Brown women-identifying founders with access to the community, capital and capacity-building to support entrepreneurship. This contribution builds on the commitments to Black Girls CODE, NAACP Empowerment Programmes and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) announced in July 2020.
“Nike’s funding will help us grow our reach through new chapter development, increase our technology infrastructure to better serve Black and Brown leaders through our proprietary crowdfunding platform and increase … Read more