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Brain Expansions Scholastic Training, Inc.

Advise on Potential Creation of Affiliates or Chapters


Assist a nonprofit preparing students from disadvantaged backgrounds for careers in the medical field by advising on its expansion plans.

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: B.E.S.T. prepares students, mainly from under-represented and disadvantaged communities, for careers in the medical field to help address the national shortage of diverse healthcare professionals. Their Medical Pathway Programs provide hands-on medical instruction, mentoring, school and career guidance, as well as social safety nets for students who often face additional challenges in their lives.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Decent Work and Economic Growth, Good Health and Well Being, Partnerships to achieve the Goals, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

The B.E.S.T team has been increasing their capacity and has received requests to expand their programming into new states. They are seeking guidance on the most appropriate approach for expansion. B.E.S.T is considering establishing new chapters, affiliates, or a more informal “train the trainer” model. In addition to this advice, if possible, they would also appreciate assistance drafting a template licensing agreement for their programming in order to launch the state initiatives.