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Academic Year | Summer | Team Up Anytime


Team Up: Academic Year Apply Now


Public, Private & Charter school students may apply.
The Team Up Challenge occurs during the traditional academic year. In this program, Silver & Black Give Back helps 20 semifinalists by providing $2,500 in seed funding to begin their projects.

Throughout the year these semifinalists may receive awards and/or recognition such as: tickets to Spurs or Rampage games, mascot or player appearances. Team Up Challenge semifinalists will be asked to complete two benchmark reports throughout the year to update Silver & Black Give Back on their projects' progress.

The semi-finalists must submit a final reflection piece that explains what the Team Up Challenge has taught them and demonstrates the results of their project. Five Team Up Challenge Champions will be selected and awarded $20,000 to continue their project or address another need in their community or school.

Silver & Black Give Back is honored to partner with schools in the San Antonio Metropolitan area committed to improving our community.

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Team Up: Summer Apply Now



The Team Up Challenge summer program is geared to non-profit organizations serving youths and occurs from May through August. In May, 10 semifinalists are selected to receive $1,000 in seed funding to begin their projects.

These semifinalists may receive the following awards and/or recognition: tickets to Silver Stars games, mascot or player appearances. Team Up Challenge summer semifinalists will be asked to complete one benchmark report in June to provide an update on their projects' progress.

In August, the 10 semifinalists must submit a final reflection piece that explains what the Team Up challenge summer program has taught them and demonstrates the results of their project.
Three Team Up Challenge Champions will be selected and awarded $10,000 to continue their project or address another need in their community.

Silver & Black Give Back is honored to partner with non-profits that align with our mission of engaging children to improve our communities.

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Team Up: Anytime Apply Now


The Team Up Anytime program is for students and teachers who are interested in service –learning but may not have the time to devote to a year-long project. Silver & Black Give Back has determined set months to focus on five categories. Below is the schedule – Silver & Black Give Back will support teams' projects that focus on these areas of service.

November: Uniformed Services
December: Arts & Culture
January: Health & Wellness
February: Education
April: Health & Wellness

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