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Bridges, USA scores HUGE grant!

BRIDGES Shines with $1 Million Grant to Elevate Youth Leadership

In an exciting announcement for the city of Memphis, the youth-focused nonprofit organization, BRIDGES, USA, has been gifted a $1 million grant from the philanthropic efforts of billionaire MacKenzie Scott through her Yield Giving Open Call.

This recognition places BRIDGES, USA among the elite group of recipients in a highly competitive field, underscoring the organization’s outstanding dedication to nurturing the next generation of leaders in Memphis.

A diverse group of young people wearing "People Are People" by Christian Siriano t-shirts huddled together in a team meeting on a grassy field.
The Bridge Builders program energizes Memphis youth to lead & bridge divides!

A Catalyst for Change in Young Lives

With a clear focus on developing essential leadership skills, fostering meaningful connections, and promoting civic action, BRIDGES, USA is for sure to make a huge impact on the local youth it serves. The organization’s Bridge Builders program is specifically designed to equip children from 6th to 11th grade with the tools they need to lead with confidence and compassion.

Join the Movement: Building Bridges for Tomorrow's Leaders

With applications now open for the Bridge Builders program, BRIDGES, USA invites families of 6th to 11th graders to embrace this opportunity to be part of a community that values leadership, connection, and civic engagement. This grant marks a pivotal moment for Memphis, promising to amplify the efforts of BRIDGES, USA in empowering its youth to dream big, lead with purpose, and make meaningful contributions to their communities.

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