Children, Youth, and Family

The Richmond Community Foundation began, in 2002, what was to become its largest community initiative: The Nystrom United Revitalization Effort (NURVE).
As the third poorest city in the country, Buffalo welcomed the opportunity to say “yes” – and hope has been ignited!
In summer 2012 I was a brand new Program Officer and wasn’t sure what to expect when I joined a group from the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) on a rural bus tour of eight youth camps in three days.
Many refugee youth who come to Lansing arrive as older teens. They often don’t have enough time to earn all of the credits needed to graduate from high school, regardless of educational history or even English-language fluency.
Join the Council on Foundations (COF) and Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) on Wednesday, August 27, from 2-3:30 pm ET for a free webinar on this humanitarian crisis and the role funders can play in responding.
For nearly 100 years, the California Community Foundation (CCF) has been defined by the diverse passions of the more than 1,700 donors who share a dream for a better future.
Think back to high school. Senior year, let’s say. How did you spend the Sunday after your prom?
Smart investors believe in California. They flock to it for the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship that has made it the world’s 8th largest economy.
The proudest moment of Ruben Garcia’s life was when he watched his first child graduate from Boulder High School last spring. The father of three and his wife know how much it took for their son to reach the important milestone.
The Community Foundation of Western Nevada embarked upon a resident engagement initiative in 2013 centering on improving the lives of runaway, homeless and aging-out foster youth, ages 12-24.

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