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Team Up Challenge 2016-2017

  • Applications open through October 7th!
  • San Antonio area schools and nonprofits may apply – please visit our FAQ page to check eligibility.
  • Silver & Black Give Back will award up to $250,000 through the 2016-2017 Team Up Challenge.
  • Silver & Black Give Back’s Junior Review Committee and Executive Review Committee review applications and award funding to selected student groups.
  • Team Up Challenge students may receive awards such as: tickets to games, mascot or player appearances.
  • Team Up Challenge students will complete two benchmark reports and participate in workshops and training as well as a student showcase.
  • Each student group will receive a Team Up Scholar – a college mentor – to guide them through the program.
  • Each student group will receive site visits from Silver & Black Give Back’s Junior Review Committee.
  • Funding cycle: October 2016 – July 2017

Team Up Challenge Scholars

  • Applications open through October 7th!
  • Each Scholar will be paired with their own group currently participating in the Team Up Challenge.
  • Scholars act as a mentor for the kids involved in the Team Up Challenge.
  • Scholars will participate in our training session in October and meet with their team twice a month throughout the program.
  • Scholars plan and facilitate a college campus visit for their team.
  • Team Up Scholars who complete the required criteria receive a $2,000 stipend.
  • Funding cycle: October 2016 – July 2017

Team Up Challenge Junior Review Committee

  • For 10 students ages 12 – 18 who have participated in the Team Up Challenge previously
  • Students assist the Executive Review Committee in distributing $250,000 to local nonprofits and schools
  • Students conduct regular site visits for funded programs throughout the year.
  • Students receive $2,000 scholarship from Silver & Black Give Back

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