Best Buy Giving Partnerships
Best Buy provides funding to strategic national nonprofit partners that help us further our goal of providing teens opportunities to develop technology skills that will inspire future education and career choices.
Boys and Girls Clubs of America
The Best Buy Foundation is a proud supporter of Club Tech, a national program from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America that makes technology, software and training accessible in Clubs. Through Club Tech, we equip millions of America’s youth with vital skills and experiences to successfully compete academically and prepare for a 21st-century workforce. Club Tech teaches youth essential digital literacy skills through fun, interactive lessons, available at myclubmylife.com.
Visit www.bgca.org to learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. Best Buy is proud to support the development of curriculum that guides children to make smart, safe decisions and to live respectful digital lives.
To learn more visit www.commonsense.org.
Dreaming Tree Films
Dreaming Tree Films specializes in producing Youth Creative Programs that provide teens with hands-on experiences and allows them to interact with and explore the creative process of filmmaking. Teens are given the tools and resources they need to harness their own creativity, which develops their confidence and helps instill hope for their future.
To learn more visit www.dreamingtreefilms.com
Intel Computer Clubhouse Network
Best Buy is proud to partner with the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network in the development of the Best Buy Teen Tech Centers. The Computer Clubhouse provides a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology. The Computer Clubhouse Network has a 20-year history of supporting community-based Clubhouses around the world, providing more than 25,000 youth per year with access to resources, skills, and experiences to help them succeed in their careers, contribute to their communities, and lead outstanding lives.
To learn more visit www.computerclubhouse.org
MOUSE is a nonprofit organization that creates technology-based opportunities that motivate underserved students to succeed in today’s information society. The MOUSE squad program trains students to serve as in-school technical support help desks. Students get a variety of hands-on opportunities to learn technology management for middle and high schools. In the end, they have real skills to offer in the job market.
To learn more visit www.mouse.org
National Urban League – Project Ready
Best Buy is a proud partner of the National Urban League Project Ready Program. The Project Ready College Preparation Curriculum is a unique and comprehensive approach to addressing the academic, personal, and social needs of African American teens. The curriculum integrates academic preparation along with life skill development and personal, global and cultural awareness to transition into post-secondary education.
To learn more visit www.nul.org