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!

NegusWorld – NegusWorld Wide Party 2017

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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

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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 [...]

Aleeia Abraham and Rodney Hill – Prototype Music Light House of Art Project

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2017-07-21T14:30:12+00:00

The Light House of Art Program is a short-term, free performing arts initiative of Prototype Music that is now expanding into local family shelters in Queens, New York. Prototype Music is a Jamaica, Queens-based youth-centric arts organization, committed to discovering, developing, showcasing, and mentoring youthful talent emerging from Queens’ often [...]

Kanita Brown and Kara Nelson – Be An Entrepreneur… NOW

2017-07-26T09:00:50+00:00

Maximum Exposure Learning Services, Inc. consists of educators with first-hand experience in under-served communities. They have witnessed the lack of programs and resources to support enriching life experiences. Many school curriculum are focused on standardized tests, which prohibit the students from being able to plan, set goals, and think about [...]

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