Sponsor an Explorer

My Block, My Hood, My City’s
Explorers Program

Engages teenagers from under-resourced communities and exposes them to new opportunities through structured, educational explorations.

Annual Cost per Explorer – $2,000
(includes travel, food, activity, program fee)

Explorers receive:

  • 12 explorations to new communities
  • 12 times exposed to new professions
  • 12 different cultural immersions
  • 3M Apparel
  • Explorer’s Journal
  • Access to 3M Network of Mentors

What you will receive:

  • A 3M Hoodie
  • MBMHMC’s Monthly Newsletter
  • A Thank you letter from a youth participant
  • The knowledge that you helped open a world of possibilities for a young person

Sponsor An Exploration

Chicago
Exploration

Cost per 15 Explorers – $1000
(includes travel, food, activity, program fee)

Sponsor 15 students on a
Chicago exploration

Illinois
Exploration

Cost per 15 Explorers – $2500
(includes travel, food, activity, program fee)

Sponsor 15 students on an
Illinois exploration

Out-of-State
Exploration

Cost per 15 Explorers – $5000
(includes travel, food, activity, program fee)

Sponsor 15 students on an
out-of-state exploration

What an exploration provides for 15 students:

  • The opportunity to learn about a new career/positive activity
  • A positive outlet during out-of-school time
  • Exposure to new culture and cuisine
  • Network for positive adult mentors
  • MBMHMC apparel for each explorer

What an exploration provides you/your organization:

  • Exploration named after your organization
  • Opportunity to choose the focus of the exploration (STEM, Arts & Culture, Citizenry & Volunteerism, Health, Community Development, Culinary, Entrepreneurism)
  • A MBMHMC Hoodie
  • Your logo and company name mentioned on the exploration
    video/photos