Nike awards $100,000 to Memphis nonprofits, schools

Originally published April 23, 2019 in the Daily Memphian.

By Kate Crawford

Nike has awarded 14 Memphis-area nonprofit organizations and schools a combined $100,000 to help children be more active.

The grants, awarded through the Nike Community Impact Fund, support programs that get kids moving through play, sport and physical activity. The grants were determined by a select group of employees from Nike’s North America Logistics Center and Community Store in Memphis who work with Charities Aid Foundation of America, Nike’s grant-making partner, to share local knowledge, then review and recommend the organizations to receive funding. Read More