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General Purposes

Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $60,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2008
  • Location Silver Spring, MD, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families was created to increase the effectiveness and capacity of grantmakers to improve the well-being of and opportunities for children, youth and families. It provides a forum and opportunities for foundation staff interested in joining others in cooperative and collaborative grantmaking ventures focused around children and youth.Multiyear funding will support ongoing activities including an annual conference, newsletters, monthly broadcast fax bulletins, a Web site, networking events and other collaborative learning opportunities.Founded in 1985, Grantmakers for Children Youth and Families currently represents more than 400 foundations that support programs to strengthen children, youth and families.