SBRNet and First and Pen "Get in the Game" Scholarships
Providing Scholarships for HBCU Students to Attend "Get in the Game" Sports Business Conference
$1,370Raised of $20,000
Support the "Get in the Game" Scholarship Drive
We're thrilled to have you onboard our "Get in the Game" Scholarship Drive. With your generosity, we'll empower students through scholarships, making quality education accessible without the weight of financial limitations.
Brought to you by SBRnet and First and Pen, the "Get in the Game" event is more than just a conference; it's a beacon of opportunity. Exclusively curated for students of color and those from HBCUs, it's a three-day immersion into the world of sports business. Scheduled at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore from October 6th to 8th, this event is a blend of enlightening sessions, vibrant networking moments, and practical learning experiences.
Our agenda is simple - to provide students with insights into the sports business realm and foster meaningful relationships with industry giants, peers, and mentors.
As a testament to our mission, we've already partnered with industry leaders such as: Dicks Sporting Goods, Under Armour, ASICS, the Baltimore Ravens, the MLBPA, the Ad Council, On Running, Clarks, the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, American Junior Golf Association, and Ohio University's Sports Administration Masters Program.
Your contribution is pivotal. Supporters like you empower the Sports Philanthropy Network in our commitment to partner with organizations like SBRnet and First and Pen, enabling us to weave a profound social impact and forge the Pipeline of Philanthropy.
Every bit counts. Let's make a difference together!
About "Get in the Game" Conference
Hosted by SBRnet and First and Pen, "Get in the Game" takes place at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore between October 6th-8th. “Get in the Game" is a conference and career fair that we are developing for students of color and from HBCUs. The event will be a combination of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and hands-on learning experiences for these students.
Over three days, we will educate students about the sports business world and help them build connections with companies, individuals, and other students. We have planned outings with ASICS and Dicks so attendees can get a behind-the-scenes look at the business of sports and the opportunities it potentially holds for them.
This campaign is designed to fund student scholarships to remove financial barriers to entry.
Our current committed entities list includes: Dicks Sporting Goods, Under Armour, ASICS, the Baltimore Ravens, the MLBPA, the Ad Council, On Running, Clarks, the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Redwings, the American Junior Golf Association, and Ohio University's Sports Administration Masters Program.
"Get in the Game" will present a full slate of potential opportunities to student attendees, including major leagues, brands, retailers, teams, and agencies.
About The Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet)
The Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet) is a one-stop hub for sports business data and analytics. Students at more than 250 schools use our info as a resource for their classes in marketing, general business, entrepreneurial studies, and for any projects related to sponsorships and the sports business. You can learn more by visiting www.sbrnet.com.
About First and Pen
First and Pen is a new digital sports platform, launched in 2021 to inform, inspire, and connect audiences through voices of color in sports. You can learn more by visiting www.firstandpen.com,
About Sports Philanthropy Network
Sports Philanthropy Network (SPN) creates social impact by building a Pipeline of Philanthropy. SPN sparks social responsibility by building collaborations between athletes, sports nonprofits, teams, leagues, governing bodies, colleges and the business community.
Help us build stronger, healthier and more inclusive communities by supporting our efforts in: 1) Health and Safety; 2) Sports Access; 3) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Sports Philanthropy Network operates through a fiscal sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178), a Maryland charitable trust with federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Sports Philanthropy Network are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.