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From Beneficiary to Active Agent: How Youth-Led Grantmaking Benefits Young People, Their Communities, and the Philanthropic Sector

Posted on November 9, 2020 by Sheryl Seller, The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy

In this brief, the Sillerman Center explores Youth Philanthropy as a model with the potential to make grantmaking more democratic, inclusive, and responsive to the needs of underserved communities. It is also a model that, if more widely supported and expanded, could contribute significantly to the preparation of sophisticated future grantmakers who share social justice values. This brief explores the… Read More

Allow Good Curriculum

Posted on August 20, 2019 by Allow Good

Allow Good is a Chicagoland nonprofit that has been running youth programming for five years. Their mission is empower all youth through the tools of philanthropy to take meaningful action in their world. Their semester-long program takes high school youth through lessons in civic engagement, community histories, and the philanthropic grantmaking process. Students explore and research local community challenges, narrowing… Read More

Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Topical Call: Youth Grantmaking and Youth Philanthropy Programs (January 2018)

Posted on January 9, 2018 by Central Indiana Community Foundation, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation, Whitney Hosty, Tony Macklin

Learn about youth grantmaking programs and youth philanthropy programs as a part of your philanthropic services. Sarah Ford from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community Foundation, Whitney Hosty of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, and Brittany Rayburn of the Legacy Fund of Hamilton County/Central Indiana Community Foundation kick off the conversation. … Read More

Social Justice Toolkit for Young People

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Andrus Family Philanthropy Program

Created by the Andrus Family Philanthropy Program, the goal of this interactive toolkit is to inspire and cultivate the next generation of social justice philanthropy leaders. By completing modules that cover topics such as racial equity, oppressive systems, and philanthropic traditions, young people will acquire the tools they need to create a more just future. CLICK HERE to explore and… Read More

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