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Boomerang Effect - MGP Capacity Building Campaign

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THE STORY:

The Boomerang Effect: When an investment in diverse young talent yields game-changing results.  Invest in Next. 

The Boomerang Effect is the Marcus Graham Project's Capacity Building Campaign to raise $1.25 Million over the next year. 

We’ve proven we can accomplish big things with limited resources.

With only one location in Dallas, one full-time and three part-time volunteer staff members, we’ve raised nearly $1M since 2010.

But we’ve set our sights even further. We want to train 100 young leaders a year, by turning our summer internship program into a year-round talent incubator that births the next generation of talent, ideas and innovation

How do we get there?

  • Establish locations in Chicago*, Los Angeles, Detroit and expand programming to London and South Africa
  • Transition from volunteer staff to full-time salaried staff
  • Develop self-sustainable thought leadership programs and services
  • Create alumni organization and continued professional development 

*Currently in progress in partnership with The Remix Project

 

The effect is already being felt.

  • Nearly $1M raised since 2010
  • 62 graduates of our summer internship program
  • 88% are employed at some of the top companies in the world
  • National media attention from CNN, Advertising Age, Black Enterprise and more

Your gift will help us grow exponentially.

Major Gifts

Annual Donation Levels

$1.25 Million
$500k
$300k
$150k
$75k (minimum major gift)

Personal Gifts

You don’t have to be a corporation to make a contribution.

$1000
$500
$250
$100
$50

If you would like to mail in a donation, please do so to the following address:

Marcus Graham Project

1409 S. Lamar #108

Dallas, TX 75215

 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$682,234

MONEY RAISED
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  • Major Gifts

    $75,000

  • Major Gifts

    $400,000

  • Major Gifts

    $100,000

  • Lavender Hill

    $50,000

  • Paul and Ella Gibson

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $750

  • Pepper Miller

    $50

  • Dai X Cao

    $100

  • Nuncio Realty Group - Tony Nuncio

    $500

  • Alexis Cummings

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Laura Hernandez

    $200

  • DC #GivingTuesday

    $75

  • Chicago #GivingTuesday

    $325

  • New York #GivingTuesday

    $50

  • LA #GivingTuesday

    $650

  • Dallas #GivingTuesday

    $160

  • Atlanta #GivingTuesday

    $85

  • Johnnie Fresh

     

  • Anonymous (Major Gift)

    $50,000

  • Dianne Sharp Parks

    $250

  • Faraji Whalen

    $20

  • Michael Lassiter

    $10

  • Djuana Stoakley

     

  • Cynthia E. Parrott

    $20

  • ashton dunn

    $25

  • Caryce Porter

     

  • Jarrel Sylvers

    $20

  • Kappa Man

    $25

  • Mikee Roxx

    $20

  • Howard Jean

    $100

  • Peggy Buck #LAGivingTuesday

     

  • Anthony B Phillips

    $10

  • Kevin & Jasmin Green

    $25

  • #GivingTuesday Door Donations

    $1,250

  • Employer Matching Donations

    $350

  • Cheryl Clarke

     

  • Derrick Lane #GivingTuesday

    $39

  • Anonymous

     

  • Che H. Chester

    $500

  • Gretta Griffin-Hurd

     

  • Quinton Wash

     

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55% Raised of $1,250,000 Goal

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The Team: $682,234 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Quinton Wash

Quinton Wash

9 months ago

Gretta Griffin-Hurd

Gretta Griffin-Hurd

In memory of Dan Hurd Sr. 11 months ago

Che H. Chester

Che H. Chester

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Derrick Lane #GivingTuesday

Derrick Lane #GivingTuesday

DONATION: $39

2 years ago

Cheryl Clarke

Cheryl Clarke

3 years ago

Employer Matching Donations

Employer Matching Donations

DONATION: $350

3 years ago

#GivingTuesday Door Donations

#GivingTuesday Door Donations

DONATION: $1,250

3 years ago

Kevin & Jasmin Green

Kevin & Jasmin Green

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Anthony B Phillips

Anthony B Phillips

DONATION: $10

Never stop moving 3 years ago