ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Best Buy and its partners invite local non-profit organizations that have a fundamental commitment to youth, ages 13‐18, to apply for funding to create a Best Buy Teen Tech Center in your community. 

Minimum eligibility criteria include:

  • Location must be within an existing and successful afterschool program that already serves youth ages 13‐18.
  • Location must be hosted within a community organization-run facility whose mission supports racial justice and equality.
  • Location must be located within, or demonstrate that it serves a majority of students that live within two priority geographic regions:

Southeast Los Angeles Region: Areas in southeast LA County including Long Beach, North Long Beach, Lynwood, Paramount, Downey, and adjacent communities.

San Fernando Valley: Communities in the San Fernando Valley including Pacoima, Sylmar, Panorama City, and adjacent areas.

  • Location must be within 15 miles of a Best Buy store to allow for Best Buy employee volunteers. To find store locations, visit bestbuy.com/storelocator.
  • Host organization must have a space for the Teen Tech Center with a minimum of 1,300 square feet.
  • The location must be ADA compliant.
  • Organization must provide a commitment to host and ensure financial support for the Best Buy Teen Tech Center for a minimum of 3 years.

     

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