The Memphis Grizzlies are dedicated to helping prepare Memphis students for success in college and career and avidly promote education and college preparedness through targeted academic enrichment initiatives.
Read To Achieve
The NBA’s Read to Achieve Program is the most extensive educational outreach initiative in professional sports. The Grizzlies Read to Achieve program is an incentive-driven initiative that motivates students to develop a life-long love for reading and promotes the value of literacy. Reaching over 21,000 Mid-South students, the program, presented by International Paper, includes the Grizzlies Read to Achieve Tip-Off, a six-week Reading Challenge, an assembly program and Grizzlies front office staff All-Star Reading Team.
Memphis Grizzlies Scholars ProgramMemphis Grizzlies Scholars Program (MGSP), in partnership with Mid-South Ford Dealers, is a selective high school prep program for rising 8th graders at Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School in Memphis, TN. The program's mission is to increase the number of young men with access to academically rigorous, competitive high schools as a pathway to success in college and career.