Youth Leadership Grants

In partnership with Alan Fox & Family, we are honored to provide seed funding to projects that support the leadership development
of youth in the United States. Here are the inspiring projects we have funded!

Take Back Our Streets Coalition: The East Oakland Collective, Global Communication Education & Arts, The Johnson Brothers – Take Back Our Streets Coalition and Campaign

2017-11-07T05:42:00+00:00

The East Oakland Collective (EOC) is a member-based community organizing group invested in serving the communities of deep East Oakland, California, by working towards racial and economic equity. With Oakland losing too many of Black and Brown youth, young adults and loved ones due to senseless acts of violence, EOC [...]

Northbrook Middle School Peace Poles – Northbrook Middle School Peace Poles

2017-10-27T02:22:01+00:00

Art teachers Elizabeth Rodriguez and Veronica Rendon-Majmudar are bringing light, hope, and connections to their school and community. After noticing that there is a need to build more collaboration and communication among their students at their middle school, they decided to begin a project to help students understand each other’s [...]

NegusWorld – NegusWorld Wide Party 2017

2017-10-11T00:41:18+00:00

NegusWorld Wide Party 2017 is an initiative to launch its ​first​ ​international​ ​youth​ ​contest. They ​are partnering with the Wild Child Village conscious community ("WCV") in the Ecuadorian forest to host a two week cross-cultural exchange for 8 black students from Oakland and Paris.​ ​There,​ ​they​ ​will​ ​meet​ ​local​ ​farmers​ [...]

Seyi Olojo – Barnard Columbia First Generation Writers Project

2017-09-26T01:30:07+00:00

The Barnard-Columbia First Gen Writers Project is a year long program where first generation college students, some of whom are first generation Americans, explore the various narratives of their identities through literary creativity. This yearlong program which was created by Oluwaseyi Olojo, will feature an anthology that will depict the [...]

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