MLB to Sponsors 30 College Scholarships, Enlists JRF Scholars to Mentor Young People in MLB’s Youth & Community Programs and Donates $1 Million to Jackie Robinson Museum Project

News on June 6, 2016

As the baseball world prepared for Jackie Robinson Day 2016, the 13th annual MLB celebration of Jackie Robinson’s enduring legacy, Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) announced that MLB has increased its financial commitment to the Foundation and that the two organizations will expand their programmatic partnership beginning this year. MLB […]

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Class of 2024 Announcement

Jackie Robinson on September 23, 2020

With great excitement, the Jackie Robinson Foundation announces the selection of 70 new JRF Scholars, comprising the Class of 2024! Chosen from 3,048 qualified applicants, once again this year the freshman class of JRF Scholars met a high threshold of academic achievement, leadership potential, and a commitment to community service. Founded in 1973 by Rachel […]

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BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Donates $2.24M To The Jackie Robinson Foundation

Alumni on March 1, 2019

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) has announced the largest-ever individual gift donated by an alumnus of its college scholars program, which supports the next generation of leaders. Arthur Hayes, CEO of BitMEX, a bitcoin derivatives trading platform, has contributed $2.24 million.

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