The World Boxing Council and Nevada Community Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 grant cycle of the WBC Jose Sulaiman Boxers Fund.
WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman proudly Continues the legacy built by WBC Lifetime President (RIP) Don Jose Sulaiman in supporting retired boxing heroes Who Have fallen into hard times.
Thanks to the continued generosity of WBC-affiliated Organizations, Promoters and Several other generous Individuals and entities, notably TelMex Foundation, as well as the tireless service of the Fund’s Selection Committee, the Fund has Awarded approximately $ 500,000 to 35 boxers in need. Administered by Nevada Community Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Fund will award as much as to $ 10,000 (US dollars) per awardee During the 2016 grant cycle.
The Fund will accept applications for assistance from August 1, 2016 through September 15, 2016. Applications must include all supporting documentation Requested, to be mailed or emailed to Nevada Community Foundation by September 15, 2016, in order to be considered.
Retired professional boxers WHO face significant immediate financial need are Encouraged to apply. For questions and assistance, WBC Please contact your federation or the local affiliate.
Click here to download the application materials and guidelines