Jan 10, 2022
RISE (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality, Inc.) is committed to educating and inspiring the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations in our country. With a two-year, $2M contribution, Group 1001 is helping enact change through programming impacting our youngest citizens through professional athletes. Learn more about RISE’s impact in the 2021 end-of-year newsletter here.
We’re proud to support this initiative with the Group 1001 Fellowship Program, helping to support equity in career opportunities for athletes transitioning from athlete to professional. The Fellowship enables two fellows to work at RISE for one-year terms, gaining business experience as they enter the next phase of their careers.
“While it won’t be solved overnight, we can contribute to the solution to end racial discrimination through new ideas and actions that bring a positive impact,” said Group 1001 President and CEO Dan Towriss.
To learn more about our work with RISE, view their Impact Report here.
Mar 22, 2023
Indy Women in Tech (IWiT) kicked off Women’s History Month by hosting the inaugural EMPOWERIndy Expo, presented by TechPoint. EMPOWERIndy is an event aimed to provide women currently in or interested in the tech sector with better access to jobs, leadership, and workshop opportunities.
Women from all around Indiana spe...
Feb 27, 2023
This February during Black History Month, we’re making it a priority to spotlight our African-American partners and employees that are making a difference! Max Siegel, the CEO of USA Track & Field and Owner of Rev Racing, has had a long and distinguished career that has taken him all over the world representing eli...
Nov 7, 2022
Gainbridge, a Group 1001 company, will increase its financial commitment to Rev Racing as it expands into the 2023 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. Nick Sanchez, the current 2022 ARCA Menards Series Champion and driver in Rev Racing’s NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program, will pilot the new No. 2 Gainbri...
Aug 17, 2022
Muncie, IN. (August 17, 2022) – Yesterday, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), in partnership with Group 1001 and the City of Muncie, announced the official opening of the Foundation’s Youth Development Park (YDP). This multi-purpose turf park is located on the grounds of Gainbridge Field at McCulloch Park in Muncie...
Aug 1, 2022
Four Nashville schools received state-of-the-art STEM educational products, technology, furniture, and more
Nashville, TN (August 1, 2022) – Last week, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in partnership with Group 1001, announced the opening of new STEM Centers at four Nashville schools. In addition to Group 1001 initiating...
May 25, 2022
Three Indianapolis schools received state-of-the-art STEM educational products, technology, furniture, and more.
INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2022) – Yesterday, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in partnership with Group 1001, announced the opening of new STEM Centers at three Indianapolis schools. Henry W. Longfellow Middle Sc...
May 11, 2022
Group 1001 has a strong commitment to service and community transformation and we invest in strategic partnerships like Gleaners as part of our mission to improve the lives of our neighbors. We couldn’t be more excited to continue supporting the No One Runs on Empty campaign where education and empowerment are front an...
Apr 20, 2022
The renewed partnership continues to support Ripken Foundation programs across the country, beginning with a new Youth Development Park opening in Prince George’s County, Maryland this month.
April 20, 2022 – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) has renewed a five-year $5 million partnership with Group 1001. Their gift...