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On September 22nd, 2022, Nelson Mandela University and The International Social Impact Institute held an inspiring workshop titled “You Matter And So Does Your Story; How To Attract The Right Opportunities To Live Your Best Life,” in collaboration with the…

Youth Giving powered by The International Social Impact Institute® (The ISII)

During July and August 2022, the Youth Giving Summit (YGS) hosted its first-ever Transformation Talks Series, featuring six remarkable Youth Giving Ambassadors. These ambassadors are a dedicated group of young social-impact leaders who generously contribute their time, resources, and skills…

Youth Giving powered by The International Social Impact Institute® (The ISII)

On August 26th, 2022, Candid and The International Social Impact Institute wrapped up The first-ever virtual Youth Giving Summit with Part 3’s focus on turning inspiration into action while keeping generosity and love at the center of our efforts. The…

Youth Giving powered by The International Social Impact Institute® (The ISII)

The Inaugural Youth Giving Summit Part 2, organized by Candid and The International Social Impact Institute, brought together Khloe Thompson and Benjamin Wong, two fifteen-year-old changemakers, to discuss how the youth can lead and address global challenges by building virtual…

Youth Giving powered by The International Social Impact Institute® (The ISII)

On International Youth Day, August 12th, 2022, Candid and The International Social Impact Institute jointly launched The Inaugural Youth Giving Summit. Part 1 of the Summit brought together three distinguished speakers from different parts of the world to share their…

Robert K. Ross

Seven years ago, we launched a President’s Youth Council (PYC) at the California Endowment, and it seems like a good time to tell you that the young people who’ve served on the council over those seven years have significantly influenced…

Maria Miranda

This blog was originally published to Foundation Center Midwest’s “Vision and Voices”. On a clear spring Saturday in downtown Cleveland an intergenerational group gathered for Foundation Center Midwest’s Youth Philanthropy Summit. The Summit wrapped up its year-long 40th anniversary celebration…

Kelly Davenport Nowlin

In 2000, my family’s foundation (Surdna) established the Andrus Family Philanthropy Program to engage future generations in our family in formalized philanthropy. In addition, we created two youth programs, targeting 13-17 and 18-24 year olds, respectively (learn more here!). For…

Luke Sturtz

During my time as a youth philanthropist, I have been a part of two amazing organizations: the HANDS Foundation (Helping Achieve New Direction through Students) & phish (philanthropic ideas strategy and heart). phish is composed of members from youth pods…