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Michael Jordan & The Jordan Brand Select The Oakland Black Business Fund As A Community Grant Recipient

Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand continue to make power moves within the Black community. PR Newswire reports that the Oakland Black Business Fund (OBBF) has been selected as the inaugural recipient of Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand’s Community Grant. The initiative is part of the organization’s Black Community Commitment Grant Program and will be used to fund OBBF’s mission to build peer-to-peer relationships within Black business owners, Black technical assistance providers and tech companies. OBBF aims to offer a sustainable growth model for underserved and under-funded businesses coming out of the Bay Area. “OBBF has had the opportunity to partner with some of the country’s leading companies and financial institutions to support Black entrepreneurs in the Bay Area while addressing systemic biases that perpetuate the funding gap for Black businesses,” said OBBF Co-Founder Trevor Parham in an official statement. “We are grateful to the Jordan Brand for their support as we...

Shanique Yates

Sep 30, 2021