The D12 Foundation is focused on facilitating positive change in the lives of American youth – as well as girls in East Africa – through strategic programmatic and funding partners. Guided by D12 Foundation founder and president, Dwight Howard, we seek to strategically and effectively help close critical community “gaps” by making best use of our unique position and talents, and partnering with individuals and organizations who share our vision.
Better achievement in school
Less drug abuse and crime
Lower incidence of incarceration
Globally, 62 million girls lack access to education Yet, educated girls reverse extreme poverty rapidly.
Why? Because when you educate a woman, you lift up a nation. Globally, 62 million girls lack access to education.
To honor the determined fight of Craig Sager, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is inviting the public to show their support for the broadcaster and others in need of life-saving blood transfusions. » Read More
Courtside is a new digital video channel dedicated to exploring NBA players’ lives, talents and interests on and off the court. In its latest... » Read More
Do you work with an amazing group of Houston kids – in your school, community center, or organization? Why not take them out to a Rockets game... » Read More
Dwight Howard teamed up with the with former First Lady Barbara Bush and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation to film two PSA’s at the Toyota Center. » Read More