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Inspire Change Resources: Grant Partners

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America supports more than 230 across the country as they create long-term, 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that empower youth to reach their full potential. The BBBSA mentoring model is a proven, long-term strategy for bridging gaps in academics and income while connecting communities across racial and economic divides.

Grant Partner Since: 2020

NFL Funding Supports:

  • Youth ('Littles') through three key mentoring programs: Children impacted by Incarceration, Sports Buddies (building a connection through a shared love of sports), and Bigs in Blue/Bigs with Badges.
  • Generating public awareness of the need for more mentors ('Bigs'), with an emphasis on recruiting male volunteers.
  • Training Big Brothers Big Sisters staff members across the country on the importance and best practices of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America