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Nike to donate $5M for Obama Presidential Center's basketball court

Jan 14, 2020 - Portland Business Journal (Oregon)
Donations and Philanthropy

Nike on Tuesday announced a $5 million gift to the Obama Presidential Center. The money, which will be given by the Nike Foundation, will be used to build a public athletic facility, a first at such a center.

"It wouldn't be the Obama Presidential Center without a place to play some ball," Obama previously said, according to a Nike news release.

The Obama center will be located in Chicago's Jackson Park.

It was announced four years ago and is expected to cost $500 million, acco...