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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…

Philanthropy News Digest

Seven out of ten of young Americans are working to create positive change on a daily basis, a report from the YMCA finds. Based on a survey of two thousand Americans between the ages of 18 and 38 and conducted…

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…

Jonathan Christie

A recent survey our Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) program conducted with the Scottish Youth Parliament found that more than 80% of young people believed activity focused on philanthropy and social activism should be part of the core secondary curriculum….

Khya Carter

Over the past two years, I have been on a journey to become a philanthropist through the Youth Grant Committee at Grand Rapids Community Foundation. When I joined my freshman year after a competitive application process, I was amazed at…

Katherine Muñoz-Amaya

My grandmother immigrated to the United States from Pereira, Colombia in 1987. She left her family, friends, and community behind to work tirelessly in the hopes of sending enough money to her children back home so that they could advance…