3M Corporation Awards Major Grant to Brave Enough To Fail’s BOSS Academy

3M Corporation’s charitable foundation has generously awarded Brave Enough To Fail, a grant of $2,500 to towards it’s BOSS Academy Program into the greater Waterbury area.

This marks the second consecutive year that 3M has supported Brave Enough To Fail not only financially but also with the volunteer efforts of employees.

Nazih Noujaim, a software engineering specialist at 3M-Health Information Systems has long been an outspoken advocate of Brave Enough To Fail and is also a mentor to students attending BOSS Academy.

BOSS Academy is a 12 session course that equips middle and high school students with the tools and resources to dream Big, get Out of their comfort zone, Strategize for success, and Stick to their goals.

Wayne Winsley, founder and CEO of Brave Enough To Fail said,

“ On behalf of the students we serve, I am thankful and honored to receive this generous grant. 3M is an outstanding example of the corporate and nonprofit partnership that is vital to improving lives and building sustainable communities. 3M is directly investing in the success of the next generation and we are so very thankful for that.

The BOSS Academy course can be provided as an in-school elective, after school, or summer program.

To learn more visit www.BraveEnoughToFail.org

FCCF awards $15,000 to Brave Enough To Fail towards expansion of BOSS Academy

Fairfield County Community Foundation has awarded Brave Enough To Fail, a grant of $15,000 to expand it’s BOSS Academy Program into the Bridgeport, Norwalk, and Stamford areas.

BOSS Academy is a 12 session course that equips middle and high school students with the tools and resources to dream Big, get Out of their comfort zone, Strategize for success, and Stick to their goals.

Wayne Winsley, founder and CEO of Brave Enough To Fail said,

“Too often we stories of empty promises and broken commitments. So it’s vital to point those organizations and people of true integrity. Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is an organization committed to creating a positive impact, staffed by individuals of integrity. They said that if we put in the work and showed positive results, then they would support us. And that is exactly what happened. We are so grateful for this generous support.”

The BOSS Academy course can be provided as an in-school elective, after school, or summer program.

To learn more visit www.BraveEnoughToFail.org