Entries by Laurie Cleary


Apply for a Summer Business Internship

Motivated young high school and college students in Chicago are invited to apply for the 2023 AGB Summer Business Internship. This robust, six-week paid internship experience pairs qualified students with successful businesses, nonprofits, and public organizations that are minority operated or owned. The exposure is meant to inspire Chicago youth to pursue their own goals for […]

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3rd Annual Bike Giveaway is Dec. 10

The AGB Foundation is pleased to present our third annual Bike Giveaway, one of our favorite events of the year!  Since 2020, we have gifted more than 300 children’s bikes during the holiday season, thanks to our partnership with Walmart and the generosity of AGB donors. This year, we will again give away bicycles to […]

Remember AGB on GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday, December 1, 2020, is a day of online giving to support nonprofits all over the world. The Always Giving Back Foundation humbly asks for your support, so that we can continue our mission of disrupting the cycle of poverty and closing the racial wealth gap in our society. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as […]


AGB Foundation Offers Year-Round Business Internship

  The AGB Foundation is inspired by the success of its Summer Business Internship and the impact it’s having on the lives of deserving young people. So we’ve decided to expand the program and offer it throughout the school year. We’re accepting applications now, so please review the qualifications and don’t hesitate to apply for […]

AGB Foundation CEO to be Featured on Oct. 2 Entrepreneur Panel

Have you ever wondered how a company seemingly grew overnight?  Do you want to learn some key decisions or processes others made to effectively impact growth in their company? Dr. Denitra Griffin, CEO of the Always Giving Back Foundation, will be among five female entrepreneurs answering these questions at a panel on Wednesday, October 2. […]


Young Professional Panel is July 25

Seeing is believing—and meeting successful young professionals of color can inspire minority teenagers and young adults to achieve their full potential. That’s the idea behind the upcoming Young Professional Panel on July 25. Save the date for this free educational event presented by the Always Giving Back Foundation! The Young Professional Panel will be an inter-generational […]

AGB Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

  We are pleased to announce our 2017 AGB Foundation Scholars! We had so many intelligent and talented applicants this year, and our top 3 scorers captured the $1500 scholarships. The other finalists were so strong, we couldn’t bear to let them leave empty-handed so we have awarded them each a $500 supplemental scholarship. Congrats […]