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MAF Grant Partners Find Innovative Ways to Address COVID-19 Challenges: Elite Sports Academy

Non-profits are no strangers to challenge, whether its finding funds for new programs, recruiting volunteers or hosting an event. This year, however, due to Covid-19, organizations are dealing with an entirely new challenge – keeping their programs and services available while in-person interactions are restricted or simply not allowed. But thanks to their ingenuity and unwavering commitment, three MAF grant recipients are finding creative ways to keep the communities they serve healthy,...

The 2019 Bud Award Recipient

Celebrating Elite Sports Academy and the spirit of Leland “Bud” Lewis.

The 2019 Recipient of the Bud Award is Elite Sports Academy.

Elite Sports Academy is a sports-based educational summer program offered to children in select communities in the Portland, OR area at minimal to no cost.

The camp provides young athletes with an opportunity to experience premium training in football, basketball, soccer, and volleyball from coaches and athletes from around the country. This...