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Brooklyn Youth Fellows

“I always knew my voice mattered, but the Youth Fellows program is my megaphone.” – Ray, Brooklyn Youth Fellow A group of young people sit around a table, each with their own unique lived experiences–from incarceration to homelessness to living undocumented–and…

Danielle Segal

The aims for a youth philanthropy board are great: learn about the grantmaking process, perform due diligence and grant funds appropriately, go through the process seriously and with intentionality, and take on responsibilities surrounding money that are historically reserved for…

Sammie Holzwarth

The first and most important step in starting a youth grantmaking program is to ask as many questions as possible. These should be questions within your community as well as about the broader youth giving movement. First, survey your community….