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Give Today to Empower Tomorrow's Visionaries

Giving Opportunities

The National Black MBA Association® promotes educational and economic growth for black professionals. Our member’s needs—and our desire to make resources available to them—are growing. By expanding our initiatives, we can reach more students and professionals. However, funding required to meet these needs has become increasingly limited.

Your gift, no matter the amount, will go a long way in helping us achieve our mission to serve black professionals.  We invite you to explore the amazing opportunities that the National Black MBA Association® offers and invest in our organization and its important role in sustaining black professionals’ access to educational and business resources.

Business Fund for Excellence

The National Black MBA Association’s Business Fund for Excellence offers funding for tools and resources that lead to the creation of educational and wealth building opportunities for our members, which enhances their professional and personal development and growth. Gifts to this fund provide flexible resources to support the immediate needs of the Association.

Your gift of $350 can send a Leaders of Tomorrow® student to the annual LOT® Leadership Summit

Your gift of $1,500 can help an undergraduate or graduate student member to attend our annual conference to meet with prospective employers at the Career Expo

Your gift of $5,000 can help us develop a webinar for our NBMBAA Career Success Network® 

Scholarships

The National Black MBA Association® is dedicated to helping our members pursue higher education at all levels—undergraduate, graduate and doctorate. Your support for scholarships can help our student members to pursue their academic dreams as well as bridge the gap between our pipeline of talent from high school students to experienced professionals.

We ask that you join us in ensuring our best and brightest students have the opportunity to begin and complete their higher educational pursuits; consider contributing to one or more of the scholarships detailed below or creating an annual or endowed scholarship with NBMBAA® .

Your gift of $5,000 can provide an annual scholarship to assist an undergraduate or graduate student member

Your gift of $25,000 can create an endowed scholarship fund to create a lasting impact for our undergraduate and graduate student members for generations to come

If you are interested in creating a scholarship fund, give us a call at 404.260.0178 or email giving@nbmbaa.org for more information.

Corporate Partner Scholarship Program

The National Black MBA Association® Corporate Partner Scholarship program is supported by donations from our corporate partners who are committed to cultivating the next generation of business leaders. Each year, the Association invites corporate sponsors to collaborate with us as we endeavor to expand educational opportunity for students across the nation. Each year, sponsor’s generous investments will provide them the unique opportunity to meet and engage with scholarship awardees at our Annual Conference and Exposition*. The NBMBAA® will disclose the final awardees in the final weeks leading up to Conference.

 

Leaders of Tomorrow® Endowed Scholarship Fund

With a goal of reaching $1 Million by 2020, the NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow® Endowed Scholarship will provide academic scholarships to the winners of the NBMBAA Case Competition® at the annual LOT® Leadership Summit. Members of the winning team will receive scholarship funds for their stellar performances. Prizes will be awarded to the top three performing teams, for a collective award of $30,000. The fund is currently 45 percent towards its goal!

Bakari Henderson Memorial Scholarship

The NBMBAA® formed the Bakari Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor the memory of one of our former student members. This educational scholarship fund aims to motivate future leaders to take advantage of every educational opportunity that allows them the exposure of studying abroad. We seek to honor Bakari and his passion for living the fullest life and seeking every educational opportunity afforded to him by awarding a student(s) with financial support to participate in a study abroad program while attending a 4-year college. Read more here.

Lloyd Trotter Scholarship Fund

Lloyd Trotter was one of the key founders of General Electric’s first corporate affinity group, the African American Forum, and was the first African American officer at GE. Despite the demands of his successful career, Lloyd always found time to give back to the community and help minorities in GE by redirecting “people of color so they have a better shot at winning the game.” This scholarship was the brainchild of Mr. Trotter and the African American Forum of GE. For more than 15 years, current and former employees of GE have contributed to the scholarship. Like Lloyd and other GE employees, anyone that shares the same distinct values of integrity, hard work and community service are encouraged to contribute.

Chapter Support

Amazon Smile

Regional NBMBAA® chapters are available as charities of choice with Amazon Smile. Click here to be directed to Amazon Smile for your future purchases.  A portion of your purchase will be donated to the chapter of your designation.

Looking for other ways to support a regional chapter directly? Click here for more information.

Giving Levels and Recognition

For individual donors, please click here to learn more about our giving levels.

For corporate donors, please click here to learn more about our giving levels.

Ways to Give

Online

Make a one-time gift or enroll in our recurring giving program.

Mail

If you would prefer to send a check, please mail a completed form and check to:

National Black MBA Association®

Attn: Business Fund For Excellence

400 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 203

Atlanta, GA 30308

Other Types of Gifts

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Contact your employer directly or call 404.260.0178 or email giving@nbmbaa.org for more information on making such a donation.

Endowments

Once established, an endowed fund is a dependable and perpetual source of support, since the principal is invested and only a portion of the earnings is spent annually. By endowing a fund, you ensure that it will forever provide an opportunity for our members to receive support where you designate.

Donors will have two (2) years to fully endow a fund with the award being made one year after the is fully funded. A minimum gift of $25,000 is needed to establish an endowment for an individual donor and $50,000 for corporate donors. Please call 404.260.0178 or email giving@nbmbaa.org for more information on endowments.

Planned Gifts

In certain instances, it may be preferable to consider long-term gift planning as the best way to make a gift. This can be accomplished through various gift instruments, such as bequests, charitable lead trusts, gift annuities, gifts of stock and beneficiary designations. Please call 404.260.0178 or email giving@nbmbaa.org for more information on planned giving.

Gifts in Honor/Memoriam Of

Honoring a family member, friend, classmate or faculty member with a gift is a touching way to pay tribute to a loved one. When making a gift in tribute of an individual or group, select the desired option in the Dedication section of the online gift form and follow the prompts. If you still need assistance, please call 404.260.0178 or email giving@nbmbaa.org.

Gifts In-Kind

Alternative, non-monetary gifts are always appreciated. Please call 404.260.0178 or email giving@nbmbaa.org for more information on making such a donation.

Sponsorship

If you are interested in sponsoring a NBMBAA® event or program, click here for more information.

The National Black MBA Association® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, EIN 23-7348780. All donations are deemed tax-deductible absent of any limitations on deductibility applicable to a particular taxpayer. No goods or services we provided in exchange for your contribution.

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