Mavs Foundation Education Centers are designed to expand learning opportunities for reading and education programs, as well as provide Computer Labs and access to technology to assist teens and adults with job-skill training and other valuable tools. All of the work of the Dallas Mavericks Foundation education center projects is completed by Mavs Foundation staff, volunteers and its partners.

2020-2021 Learning Center Project

YMCA Metropolitan Dallas – Moorland Family Branch
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas serves thousands of men, women and children each year, regardless of age, income or background. Anchored in 21 North Texas communities, the Dallas Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y ensures all people have equitable access to the essentials needed to become thriving members of the community. Daily, the Y bridges and fills individual and community needs as a catalyst for impactful change. The YMCA makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive, with three areas of focus: Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. To learn more or get involved in improving our local communities, have opportunities to make an impact and support your neighbors

Renovations to the space include new paint, Mavs wall murals, furniture, tablets, a new STEAM area in partnership with Pro Player’s Foundation, and new books and board games.

Moorland Family Branch Renovation

Coming Soon: 2021-2022 Season Education Centers selected October 2021

Past Mavs Reading & Learning Center Recipients:

  • Girls Inc.
  • Vogel Alcove Parent Opportunity Center
  • Kids U Park Ninety Six 90/Jackson Branch
  • Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Eastside Branch
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington Kromer Branch
  • Buckner Children and Family Services
  • Dallas Bethlehem Center
  • Fortress Youth Development Center
  • Jeffries Street Learning Center
  • Kids-U / Dallas Community Lighthouse
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Plano (Patient Room)
  • Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Waxahachie
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
  • YouthWorld
  • Arlington Life Shelter