Spotlight

First Tee Greater Chicago Spotlight

The First Tee Chicago held its Corporate Challenge on September 21, 2020 at North Shore Country Club. On a beautiful day, they raised almost $300,000 and launched their campaign to build their own facility at Waveland adjacent to the Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course along Lake Michigan.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP14 — Darren Tessitore, Drug Free World

Join us for S3:EP14 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Darren Tessitore, Drug Free World, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss his role as an ambassador for the nonprofit, Drug Free World, their programs, how they are involved in the sports community, and how he got his start.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP13–Aron Levinson, Baseball Humanitarian

Join us for S3:EP13 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Aron Levinson, Baseball Humanitarian, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss how he is “Making A Difference – 90 Miles Away” and fell in love with the game of baseball in a whole new light.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 9-21-20

Sports Philanthropy World is growing every day and we have built a strong lineup of speakers and keynotes. We have already added Richard Lapchick, David Meltzer and Leigh Steinberg to our keynote lineup and many other outstanding speakers are coming soon. We anticipate the release of the full lineup on approximately October 1, 2020.

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Spotlight

Baltimore Ravens Team Spotlight

MISSION The Ravens Foundation, Inc. is committed to improving, encouraging and enabling the healthy development of youth in Maryland. The foundation annually gives financial and volunteer support to many Baltimore-area nonprofits. It also yearly provides youth football grants and college scholarships to students as part of the Ravens Scholarship program.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 9-14-20

We are excited that Sports Philanthropy World is gaining momentum as we already have a strong lineup of speakers and keynotes. You can see the lineup developing on our website as you monitor our progress but we have already been able to add Richard Lapchick, David Meltzer and Leigh Steinberg to our keynote lineup. In addition, many other strong organizations are participating in our programming tracks and workshops.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP12–Corinne Milien, Winning Edge Leadership Academy

Join us for S3:EP12 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Corrine Milien, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Winning Edge Leadership Academy, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss how her time working with Pat Summitt and ESPN impacted her work in creating greater diversity for female and minority minds.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 9-7-20

We are excited that Sports Philanthropy World’s immersive, interactive conference will be expanding to offer seven tracks of programming.

Our virtual event will allow our friends around the globe to join in our conference. In 2019, we had organizations in 87 countries inquiring about participating in our event and we already have registrants from across the globe.

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Press Releases

Sports Philanthropy World Announces Virtual Dates for 2020

The Sports Philanthropy Network has announced the dates for its Second Annual Sports Philanthropy World Conference which will be held virtually on October 26 and 27, 2020. Sports Philanthropy World will be an immersive and interactive virtual event that will bring together the best minds in sports philanthropy.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 8-31-20

We are excited that Sports Philanthropy World is going to open registration this week for our immersive, interactive conference. Though we are disappointed in not being able to gather in person and make all of the terrific personal connections as we did at Sports Philanthropy World 2019, we know that a virtual event will allow our friends around the globe to join in our conference. In 2019, we had organizations in 87 countries inquiring about participating in our event.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP11–Lee Hawkins, ASA Foundation

Join us for S3:EP11 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Lee Hawkins, Founder of the ASA Foundation, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss his passion for empowering underprivileged communities and individuals across the globe utilizing a multitude of projects, curriculums, and other development-based programs.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 8-24-20

We cannot believe that we are again in a situation involving the shooting of an unarmed black man, when there are multiple officers around. We continue to stand against Racism and remind everyone that we are in this fight together. We need to collaborate. The protests are fine. The violence and looting detract from the core message.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP9–Megan Bartlett, We Coach

Join us for S3:EP9 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Megan Bartlett, Founder, We Coach, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss her drive to advocate for youth development and provide a positive experience for communities and how her history as a coach influenced who she is today.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 8-17-20

The NHL playoffs are in full swing with little talk of COVID. The NBA completed it regular season with little discussion of COVID other than those that broke the bubble. They show it can be done in a bubble environment.

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