Since 2012, with each passing year, the Sean Anderson Foundation consistently finds ways to strengthen the impact that our foundation is able to make. We are very proud and honored to be of service to students, communities and programs, throughout both Detroit and Michigan, and we look forward to building even more bridges for others.


  • Big Sean and Sean Anderson Foundation partner with PUMA to present a classroom of students with new shoes
  • Big Sean and Sean Anderson Foundation return to Annual Thanksgiving All Star Giveback as sponsors, helping to distribute over 5,000 holiday meals to families in need
  • Sean Anderson Foundation presents Detroit PAL with a $25,000 donation
  • Big Sean and Sean Anderson Foundation host Mogul to Mogul event for 400 students at the GEM Theatre, in an open forum conversation with billionaire investor Dan Gilbert (Owner of Quicken Loans, Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Sean Anderson Foundation’s Mogul Prep is featured in 6 Detroit Public Schools Summer Programs, in addition to providing supplemental one-on-one instructional guidance courses for educators (facilitated by Myra Anderson, Executive Dir., Sean Anderson Foundation)
  • Big Sean Throws Out First Pitch at June 29, 2017 Detroit Tigers Game; June 29 declared Big Sean Day
  • Sean Anderson Foundation and Big Sean Partner with BET and AEG for a Mogul Prep Workshop for fifty students from LA Unified School during the BET Awards Weekend
  • Sean Anderson Foundation presents $15,000 check to Wayne State University’s HIGH Program, in continuing support of the foundation’s already $25,000 endowment made in 2016 with the HIGH initiative
  • Sean Anderson Foundation supports the Russell Simmons Foundation, Shawn Carter Foundation and Detroit Waldorf School via donated auction items
  • Sean Anderson Foundation hosts Mogul Prep events in Detroit, Atlanta, Silver Springs and Miami
  • Sean Anderson Foundation launch Mogul Prep Classroom Curriculum
  • Sean Anderson Foundation continues partnership with Project Knapsack


  • Sean Anderson Foundation’s #HealFlintsKids Raises Nearly $100,000; Partners with Focus For Health Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Blackout for Human Rights, CrowdRise
  • Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation created a $25,000 endowment for the Wayne State HIGH Program
  • Sean Anderson Foundation Sponsor South Oakland Shelter’s Holiday Party for Homeless Families and Children
  • Big Sean Gives Back to Students With DJ Mustard, SLATE Backpacks in South Central
  • Big Sean Performs At Beyond The Blue Benefit Concert- $2/Ticket Donated To Sean Anderson Foundation
  • Big Sean Performs “One Man Can Change The World” at WE Day 2016
  • Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation Return as Sponsors of the ALL STAR THANKSGIVING GIVE BACK
  • Playworks Gives the “Inclusion” Award to the Sean Anderson Foundation
  • Sean Anderson Foundation Continues Partnership with Project Knapsack


  • “Behind the Mic” – Donda’s House Chicago
  • Received “Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award” – Detroit’s Martin Luther King H.S.
  • Skype Interview from Japan for Ford Fund’s STEAM initiative
  • BET Evening of Stars – $25,000 Scholarship presented to Detroit college student attending Miles College
  • Formation of #It Takes One – permanent fixture on SAF website
  • Ford Freedom Awards
  • Honorary Diploma – Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
  • Adidas partnership “Sean Anderson Studio of Infinite Possibility” unveiled – Cass Tech H.S.
  • First Annual Scholarship Fundraiser – Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Fratarcangeli/Mr. & Mrs. Dr. David Brownstein
  • Men of Courage Event – sponsored by SAF, Bing Foundation, Ford Fund
  • Playworks of MI partnership – sponsoring Playworks in Roosevelt Primary School, Ferndale, MI
  • Coats for Kids Donation
  • Annual Turkey Giveaway at River Rogue High School
  • Project Knapsack partnership – sponsoring in Detroit’s Bates Academy
  • Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) – $5,000 donation
  • Acknowledged by Detroit City Council
  • Michigan Chronicle’s  “40 Under 40 Entertainment Trailblazer Award”
  • Benefit Concert Finding Paradise Concert – Joe Louis Arena
  • Inaugural Mogul Prep Academy Event
  • State of MI Special Tribute from State Senator Bert Johnson
  • Cass Tech Business of Music Afterschool Program initiated


  • Chauncey Glover “Game Changer Award”
  • We Day – Toronto
  • Coats for Kids
  • Principal for the Day at Detroit’s Bates Academy
  • Back to School Backpack Giveaway, in addition to a student program at 2 Detroit Public Schools: Carleton Elementary-Middle School and Blackwell Institute
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
  • Boys and Girls Club visit to Detroit Pistons Game


  • Visit to Warner Upper Elementary School, Farmington Hills, MI
  • We Day  – (California)
  • Back to School Backpack Giveaway for Detroit Public Schools, in partnership with Office Depot
  • Boys and Girls Club Visit
  • Visit and Toy Donation to Detroit Children’s Hospital


  • Principal for the Day at Lincoln High School, Warren, MI
  • Charles Wright Museum’s “1000 Give a $1000”
  • Coats for Kids (Salvation Army)
  • GUAP Give Away
  • Thanksgiving    50 – $50 Meijer’s gift cards given to  107.5 FM  Listeners
  • 12 Days of Christmas Give Away to WJLB listeners