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  • Build COVID-19 Design Challenge

    Youth-driven solutions to help people in the pandemic

    Launching Fall 2020

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  • #BUILDHeroes

    During these uncertain times, BUILD will be highlighting those everyday heroes who are supporting our communities in this time of need.

  • Our COVID-19 Plan

    With so many unknowns at this time, we want to be vigilant and operate with an abundance of caution. In our efforts to mitigate the spread of the disease and to keep our students safe, we are instituting new procedures BUILD wide.

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  • BUILD Honors Ayesha Curry at 2020 Fall Gala

    Join us for a fun, innovative and inspiring night that highlights our outstanding youth entrepreneurs and honors Ayesha Curry, NY Times best-selling author, renowned chef, and entrepreneur. Our BUILD Gala 2020 has been postponed to Fall 2020.

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  • BUILD Alumni Tell Their Stories

    Thousands of our alumni across the nation continue to achieve amazing milestones throughout their academic and professional journeys. Find out how BUILD influenced them after high school.

    Alumni Stories
  • Make An Impact With a Career At BUILD

    Whether working directly with our students, recruiting volunteers, fundraising, or coordinating operations, BUILD employees are making an impact in our community. Will you join our team?

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Entrepreneurship is the hook. College and career success is the goal.

BUILD is an entrepreneurship program for underserved high school students that teaches them how to build their own business while becoming the CEO of their own lives.

Bridging Communities

We connect our young entrepreneurs to a network of volunteer mentors from the business world who light a path along the way, creating access and opportunity.
Every year in America, there are half a million, brilliant kids dropping out of high school.

Entrepreneurship means opportunity – for the students BUILD serves and for all of us through a more diverse, equitable and interconnected community.