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Foundation Partners With Nike to Support Black and Brown Women Entrepreneurs

Founder of Black Girl Ventures

Black Girl Ventures (BGV) has announced a partnership with Nike that allows them to expand its chapters to continue to support and fund Black and Brown women. Corporations and other organizations are beginning to understand the equity gaps in our communities. They believe relationships like these allow them to further deepen their mission to reach as many women as possible.

Nike, Inc. is expanding it's Black community commitment to support organizations focused on social justice, education, and economic opportunity for Black Americans, Nike announces their new partner focused on economic empowerment, Black Girl Ventures. The $500,000 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 Programs, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF)

Nike’s funding will help BGV grow its reach through new chapter development, increase their technology infrastructure to better serve Black and Brown leaders through their proprietary crowdfunding platform, and increase their brand visibility through storytelling campaigns curated by Black and Brown women.

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