2021 NBA All-Star Legacy Project

NBA All-Star 2021 Legacy Project

Improving the lives of youth across Indiana

In connection with NBA All-Star 2021 in Indianapolis, the NBA All-Star 2021 Host Committee and our partners are providing grants up to $50,000 to 21 different youth-serving organizations across the state. These investments will leave a legacy long after the game is played.

We grow basketball here. And we also help grow our communities.

Grant Application Information

The application processed is now closed. Grants will be announced by the end of February 2020, with an intended goal for completion of projects by February 2021.

Grant Criteria

  • Grant recipients must be a nonprofit youth-serving organization located in Indiana (while schools and public entities are ineligible, affiliated 501c(3) nonprofits ARE eligible i.e. school foundation or parks foundation).
  • Grants must be used for capital "brick-and-mortar" projects in the following areas:
    • Health and Wellness (e.g., indoor/outdoor basketball courts, etc.)
    • Education (e.g., STEM labs, reading centers, etc.)
    • A small percentage can be used for programming associated with the capital project
  • Organizations are encouraged to obtain a match for all or portion of the grant for greater impact.
  • Projects will support the brands of 'We Grow Basketball Here' and 'We Grow Community Here.'
  • The projects must demonstrate sustainability beyond the NBA All-Star 2021 game.
  • Construction must begin in 2020 with an intended goal for completion before February 2021.

Questions on the Legacy Initiative: Dianna Boyce at dboyce@pacers.com or 317-917-3582.
Questions on the Exchange system: Molly Wright at mwright@indianasportscorp.org or 317-237-5102.

For more information on other free youth programs, visit www.indianasportscorp.org.

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