Magic Johnson Foundation, Inc. A Delaware Corporation Overview
Programs: The Magic Johnson Foundaion is committed to supporting healthy communities, successful college learning and empowerment, via community empowerment centers, on a national level; the Foundation addresses each of these concerns through a variety of targeted programs and proven initiatives. 1. EDUCATION: Through the Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program, the Foundation provides support for deserving minority high school students who exemplify a strong potential for academic achievement, yet face socio-economic conditions that hinder them from reaching their full potential. The Foundation provides them with support throughout their entire undergraduate experiences, providing not only monetary assistance, but also mentoring, internships, and life skills programs. In this way, they are fully prepared for college studies and rewarding careers, following graduation. To date, over 250 students nationwide have received assistance from the Foundation to attend their college of choice. 2. COMMUNITY HEALTH AND AIDS SUPPORT: The Magic Johnson Foundation grants to non-profit organizations that focus on prevention and awareness of HIV/AIDS. To date the foundation has granted millions of dollars towards this effort. These efforts are supported through HIV/AIDS testing events and the award winning "I Stand With Magic" campaign.3. COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CENTERS: The Magic Johnson has 19 fully-equipped technology centers in ethnically diverse communities nationwide. These centers offer a comprehensive range of educational, personal and professional development, empowerment and employment services. The program reaches more than 240,000 individuals annually and all services are provided free to local residents.
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