"Son, Listen"

The "Son, Listen" Program is a mentoring program targeting at-risk and inner-city young males. This program matches program participants to adult male volunteers who donate their time and commit to providing responsible mentorship and guidance.

Empowerment Programs

The Brantley Foundation is proud to be a community partner working with local agencies to develop programs that provide technical and vocational jobs skills training to those actively seeking employment and personal development.

The Booker T. Brantley Jr. Fellowship

In honor of the legacy of Mr. Booker T. Brantley Jr., to whom our organization is dedicated to, we offer free and affordable creative and co-working space to nonprofit organizations and minority-owned startup businesses who support the Four Pillars of Creative Arts; Performing Arts, Recording and Media Arts, Culinary Arts, and Fine and Visual Arts.

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Career Education and Employment Programs

The Brantley Foundation provides access to educational programs and employment opportunities for unskilled and displaced workers, veterans, homeless youth, and more. Our goal is to make sure each person in our community who aspires to obtain a higher education and employment skills is given the tools and resources needed to succeed.


In an effort to cut the cost of tuition and improve our local job market, The Brantley Foundation is actively developing partnerships with local and national businesses to form apprenticeship programs. These programs will teach participants valuable skills in the careers that are most in-demand and will contribute to the growth of our local economy.

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How to apply

Is it time for you to learn new skills or explore other career opportunities? The Brantley Foundation is currently accepting applications for serious-minded and dedicated clients actively seeking to learn and start work. To see if you qualify for any of our free but limited and structured programs, please complete our online application.