The Coach Foundation partners with nonprofits that provide opportunity
through access to higher education. Expand below to learn more about our partners.
Since 2008, we’ve given more than $50 million to nonprofit partners
all over the world to do our small part to make big dreams possible.
The Opportunity Network ignites the drive, curiosity, and agency of underrepresented students on their paths to and through college and into thriving careers, powered by our commitment to access and community.
Year Up works to close the opportunity divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through meaningful careers and higher education.
China Youth Development Foundation helps young people in China improve their potential for growth through aid, services and social advocacy that give voice to the interests of young people.
Katariba provides future readiness classes to over 30,000 students across Japan, helping to create a better future for Japanese youth.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund supports student attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs, and strategic partnerships.
Inspired by the spirit of New York, our hometown since 1941, Coach celebrates
the courage to be real. But we recognize that for some, there are systemic barriers
to achieving their dreams. We believe that by providing young people with access
to higher education, we can help break down those
barriers for all.
Grounded in our belief that all should be empowered to be their true selves, we help
students discover their paths and purpose so they can live authentically—and
inspire others to do the same.
Global faces of Coach Jennifer Lopez
and Michael B. Jordan and friends of Coach Ramla Ali
and Kōki, wear the Dream It Real t-shirt in support of
the next generation.
With every shirt purchased, 100% of net profits
were donated to nonprofits across the U.S. helping
young people discover their paths and purpose.
To date, the Coach Foundation has committed more than $4 million in COVID-19
relief and the Coach brand has donated over $3.5 million worth of product (retail value)
to healthcare frontline responders and COVID-19-related charities.
The Coach Foundation—in partnership with Goldman Sachs and New York City—is a
We’ve also donated $300k to a non-profit that supports low-income families in the Bronx who have lost their primary earner due to COVID-19, providing 300 families with $1k in emergency cash assistance.
The Coach China team has donated RMB 1 million to the China Youth Development
The Coach Foundation has committed $200k to support COVID frontline assistance charities selected by our European employees—check back for an announcement in the coming weeks.
The Coach brand is donating over $3.5 million worth of Coach product (retail value) to COVID-19-related charities and impacted individuals.
The Coach Foundation is also matching North America employee donations to COVID-19 response efforts through our matching gift program (up to $10k per employee).
The Coach Foundation is proud to commit $200k to the Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) andVogue Fashion Fund’s A Common Thread—an initiative raising funds for those in the American fashion community who have been most affected by COVID-19. We’ve also donated $50k to the British Fashion Council’s Covid Crisis Fund.
Created to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and to
stand with those who continue to push for an equal and
just future, the film sent a powerful message about thriving
no matter who and where you are.
To celebrate Pride and support young people in the
LGBTQ+ community, the Coach Foundation made
donations to HMI, our partners of seven years, as well as
new partners GLSEN and the Albert Kennedy Trust.
The Coach Foundation is proud to partner with
the China Youth Development Foundation in support
of their work helping students at universities across
China discover and develop their passions through
student aid, scholarship and advocacy.
As part of our commitment, Coach Foundation launched
the Dream It Real program to provide 500 low-income
CYDF students full scholarships to college.
The global face of Coach talked
determination, confidence and dreaming it real
for International Women’s Day.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, authors
Aija Mayrock and Marley Dias led a creative workshop
with The Door and its community of young people.
To learn more about The Door and their work
empowering young people to reach their
potential, click here.
Katariba’s annual summit encouraged students to share
their dreams for the future. To celebrate the event,
friend of Coach Kōki, shared some inspiring words:
“Always look up, stay positive and smile.
Although it may
be hard and challenging, you will find yourself looking
forward. You can’t see the sky if you don’t look up!”
Learn more about Katariba’s mission here.
Professional boxer Ramla Ali and TV and radio
presenter Maya Jama joined Coach Foundation for
our first-ever Dream Day in London with our
nonprofit partner UK Youth.
Learn more about UK Youth here.
To celebrate International Youth Day, Coach collaborated
with artist Subway Therapy and nonprofit The Door’s Youth
Council on a DIY art project at Coach Soho.
In honor of International Youth Day, Coach Foundation
made donations to The Door and the International
Youth Foundation. Learn more about these organizations
at Door.org and IYFnet.org.
Jordan made a surprise visit to Barringer
High School in his hometown of Newark, N.J.,
on behalf of the Dream It Real initiative.
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To support the LGBTQ+ community, Coach collaborated with an inspiring
group of creatives on a film project celebrating five decades of Pride.
Jordan made a surprise visit to Barringer High School in his hometown
of Newark, N.J., on behalf of the Dream It Real initiative.