The founding partner of the 48ers program, and it's biggest supporter, Harris Philanthropies strives to improve people’s lives and unlock their potential by inspiring youth, strengthening communities, and promoting wellness and healthy living.
Our differentiated approach combines outcomes-based funding, targeted organizational support, and a network of like-minded donors and strategic sponsors, which amplifies the impact of our contributions
The Ministry for the Development of the Periphery, the Negev and the Galilee is a government ministry which is responsible for the development of the areas of the periphery, the Negev and the Galilee and placing them at the top of the priorities of the State of Israel. The ministry was established in January 2005 by a decision of the Israeli government, in order to address the fields of employment and industry, housing and settlement, education and society in the Negev and the Galilee, while carrying out change-generating projects.
The Israel Basketball Association (IBBA) is the official organization of professional basketball in Israel. The organization oversees the regulation of the sport, team and player registration, rules of the game, various official (such as referees and statisticians) certification, and the National team. It is responsible for sanctioning official leagues at various levels, issuing league schedules, and certifying match results. The IBA also handles associating with international bodies such as FIBA and Euroleague Basketball (who organizes the EuroLeague).