Growing Leaders Named Recipient of Atlanta Braves Foundation Grant
Atlanta (Nov. 6, 2013) – Growing Leaders has been named one of 31 non-profit organizations to receive funds and recognition through the Atlanta Braves Foundation grant program. The Foundation awards grants annually to youth-serving organizations that focus on health, education, and recreation; and whose plans for the requested funds will have a significant impact upon the individuals served by the requesting organization.
“We are honored to be a recipient of this grant alongside the many other organizations doing great work for our community and state,” Tim Elmore, founder and president of Growing Leaders shares of the award. “It’s a privilege to align ourselves with the Atlanta Braves Foundation and receive funds that will help us continue in our mission of equipping young people—and their teachers, coaches and parents—with the tools they need to become leaders with the capability make a positive influence on others and society.”
Through Braves Give, the team’s community outreach platform, the Atlanta Braves Foundation awarded more than $300,000 to local non-profit organizations in 2013. Further details and other recipients of the 2013 Foundation grants can be found, here.
About Growing Leaders:
Growing Leaders is an international non-profit organization with a mission to equip today’s young people to become the life-giving leaders of tomorrow. Founder and president, Tim Elmore, and his team provide public schools, state universities, civic organizations and corporations with the tools they need to help develop young leaders who can impact and transform society. Elmore has written more than 25 books, including the best-selling Habitudes™: Images that Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes, Generation iY®, and Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults. Growing Leaders has delivered leadership training and keynotes to hundreds of academic, corporate and athletic organizations in more than 30 countries.