2013 Grants Awarded: Youth Development

 

OrganizationAmountLocationAward
Alternatives in Action$50,000Alameda, CAdescription
This grant is restricted to the Community Programs, which develop youth skills to plan, develop and implement projects that benefit themselves and their communities.
California School-Age Consortium$50,000Oakland, CAdescription
This general operating grant supports CalSAC's work to create a diverse, well-trained workforce for out-of-school time through professional development, training, and advocacy.
California Youth Connection$60,000San Francisco, CA description
This general operating grant will enable the California Youth Connection to bring the voice of foster care youth to the legislative and policy arena and child welfare practices.
Center for Court Innovation$60,000New York, NYdescription
This grant is restricted to the Youth Justice Board, which develops the skills and leadership of young people to impact the policies that directly affect them.
Center for Effective Philanthropy$25,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant is restricted to Youth Truth, which will implement a national survey program that brings youth perspectives to school improvement efforts.
Citizen Schools$65,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant is restricted to the Teaching Fellows Program, which prepares participants for leadership roles in the after school field.
Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth$50,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant is restricted to the Youth Making a Change (YMAC) Project, which trains high school youth to become leaders, organizers and advocates for policies and programs that improve the San Francisco public schools.
Coro New York Leadership Center$50,000New York, NYdescription
This grant is restricted to the Youth Leadership Programs, which develop youth skills in research, critical analysis, planning and implementation so they can play meaningful leadership roles in their schools and communities.
Educational Video Center$60,000New York, NYdescription
This general operating grant supports EVC's work to use documentary production and media arts to develop the artistic, critical literacy and career skills of high school youth.
Foster Youth in Action$70,000San Francisco, CAdescription
Foster Youth in Action helps other states launch a foster youth advocacy program focused on increasing graduation and college attendance rates. This grant includes a one-time increase of $10K to support a strategic planning process.  
Global Action Project$55,000New York, NYdescription

This general operating grant will enable Global Action Project to build organizational capacity and plan for greater sustainability.

Juvenile Law Center$23,500Philadelphia, PAdescription
This grant is restricted to the youth engagement programs that will bring the perspectives of foster youth and youth in detention to legislators, the media and the general public. An additional $3,500 has been awarded this year for JLC's Youth Engagement Video Project.
Mikva Challenge$50,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the Citywide Youth Councils, which will bring youth perspectives to city and school district issues.
Oakland Kids First$65,000Oakland, CAdescription
Oakland Kids First coordinates school-based youth-organizing clubs and coordinate a peer advising program focused on increasing graduation and college attendance rates. This grant includes a one-time increase of $15K to support a strategic planning process.
Pacific News Service$40,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant is restricted to the California Council on Youth Relations/YouthWire, which will bring youth perspectives to mental health practitioners and to issues affecting youth in detention. .
Philadelphia Student Union$60,000Philadelphia, PAdescription
This general operating grant will enable PSU to develop student leaders who further school-based city-wide and state campaigns.
Public Interest Projects: VOYCE$45,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE), which will develop youth leaders to campaign for safety in schools and high-quality teaching and learning across Chicago schools.
San Francisco Study Center$50,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant is restricted to San Francisco Beacons, which will organize professional development, peer learning and coaching across eight centers and play a leadership role in out-of-school time and Beacon discussions at the national level.
Temple University: University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia$40,000Philadelphia, PAdescription
This grant is restricted to the University Community Collaborative, which will provide youth with a continuum of opportunities to develop as leaders and use their voice for social change.
Year Up$70,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant is restricted to the National Expansion Plan, which will bring Year Up's workforce development program to scale nationally.
Youth Communication$70,000New York, NYdescription
This general operating grant supports Youth Communication's work to build teen writing skills and inform the broader public about issues important to young people through the production of high quality magazines, story collections and teaching tools..
Youth Radio$70,000Oakland, CAdescription
This general support grant will enable Youth Radio to develop youth skills in broadcast journalism, media, production and technology while also assisting them with academic and counseling support so they have increased access to career and educational opportunities.
Youth Speaks$55,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This general operating support grant will enable Youth Speaks to develop youth skills in spoken word and provide opportunities for youth to publicly present their work.
Youth Together$50,000Oakland, CAdescription
This general support grant will enable Youth Together to develop young people’s skills in leadership and organizing so they can address educational inequities and promote positive school change.
Youth United for Change$60,000Philadelphia, PAdescription
This general operating grant will enable YUC to develop youth leaders who focus on push-out prevention, restorative justice and high quality career/technical education options.
WNYC Radio$40,000New York, NYdescription
This grant is restricted to Radio Rookies, which trains teens to create high quality stories that are aired on national public radio and other outlets.