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march 18, 2021 - Starbucks

The Starbucks Foundation announces nonprofit recipients of grants to support BIPOC youth

Building on a longstanding commitment to advance opportunity for all, in 2020 The #starbucks Foundation committed to invest $5 million in
nonprofits that serve Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) youth.

As a next step in this initiative, The #starbucks Foundation announced the first group of nonprofit grant recipients: Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, City Year, Junior Achievement USA and The National Mentoring #partnership (MENTOR).

“At #starbucks, we believe it is our responsibility to build bridges and advance social and racial equity on behalf of our partners and communities, ” said #virginiatenpenny, chief social impact officer at #starbucks and executive director of The #starbucks Foundation. “We are honored to partner with nonprofits that share our aspiration for thriving and equitable communities, and which have decades of experience empowering young people. The #starbucks Foundation looks forward to supporting continued innovation of programs that address systemic
barriers to equitable outcomes and can contribute to closing the racial opportunity gap.”

Further information in the press release to download