Students Rising Above – Warriors Community Foundation Grant Recipient 2020-21

Students Rising Above is pleased to announced the continuing support from The Golden State Warriors. The Warriors Community Foundation will donate $1.825 million in grants this season to fifty-three Bay Area nonprofits, including Students Rising Above. 

The Warriors Community Foundation awarded Students Rising Above with $45,000 to support first-generation college students with a unique level of assistance that’s comprehensive, student-centric, and highly personal centered around pre-college readiness, college commitment and guidance, healthcare, and financial support

“We are thrilled to announce and distribute our largest-ever single-season contribution to 53 Bay Area non-profits,” said Nicole Lacob, Warriors Community Foundation President of the Board. “As we continue to navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident that these funds will have long-term, sustainable impact for students in San Francisco and Alameda Counties.”

You can read the full story from the Golden State Warriors “Warriors Community Foundation Announces 2020-21 Grant Recipients” here:

Thanks to the Warriors Community Foundation, Students Rising Above continues to support and empower low-income, first-generation college students to obtain a post-secondary education and secure career-ladder jobs, fueling a diverse and inclusive workforce and thriving economy. 

To get involved with Students Rising Above and learn more check out the SRA Website: