Spotlight

Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Spotlight

The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization created in 1980 by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) to support research and education efforts that enhance and confirm the critical role neurosurgeons play in improving lives.

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Events

Troy Vincent added to Sports Philanthropy World Main Stage

Sports Philanthropy World is very excited to announce that NFL Executive Vice President Troy Vincent is going to be participating on the Main Stage Panel for Teams, Leagues and Associations. Troy has a long record of success in college (Wisconsin), the NFL (Eagles) and his post-playing career with the NFLPA and the NFL.

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Events

POP Pitch Competition Announced

In conjunction with Green Kite Fundraising, the Sports Philanthropy Network has announced a POP Pitch competition to be held in conjunction with the Sports Philanthropy World Conference on October 26-27th.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 10-5-20

We are excited to confirm that Troy Vincent, Executive VP of the NFL as one of our Main Stage panelists on the Leagues and Teams Panel at Sports Philanthropy World. At press time, we have over 225 participants representing 30 states and 24 countries.

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Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Spotlight

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation distributes funds through Community Grants, Grand Slam Awards, Diamonds Back Field Building, Education Initiatives, Youth Baseball and Outreach programs, and strategic partnerships with key community partners and non-profit organizations. The Diamondbacks foundation has raised $60 million for charitable causes through their events and programs.

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DC SCORES Spotlight

DC SCORES strives to build the whole child. They envision a DC where every child – no matter their family income – experiences the joys of childhood: sports, arts, service, and being part of a team. Where every child is empowered to find academic success and grow into an emotionally and physically healthy teen and adult and every neighborhood supports and celebrates its children and their accomplishments on and off the playing field.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP15–Ricky Volante, The Professional Collegiate League

Join us for S3:EP13 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Ricky Volante, Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Collegiate League, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss his vision for transforming the landscape of college basketball by giving athletes opportunities to study while playing professionally.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 9-28-20

Sports Philanthropy World is growing each day. At press time, we already have 170 participants representing 25 states and 17 countries. Keep checking the ticker on our Sports Philanthropy World page for the latest numbers. We continue to add outstanding speakers to a lineup which already includes Richard Lapchick, David Meltzer and Leigh Steinberg. The updated lineup of speakers and sessions will be released on October 5, 2020.

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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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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: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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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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