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Youth Transition Funders Group


  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $30,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2006
  • Location Accord, MA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will provide partial support to the Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG), a project of the Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth. YTFG was formed in 1997 to focus specifically on improving the transition of youth into adulthood as economically self-sufficient and productive members of society. It provides a forum for foundations to network and develop comprehensive and complementary grantmaking strategies to create opportunities for youth in transition between the ages of 16-24. Key activities in 2006 will include supporting funder collaborations, expanding the membership base, increasing field collaborations, raising awareness on cross-cutting issues and engaging youth more effectively.Since its inception, YTFG has expanded into a collaboration of 30 foundations and a national network of more than 200 local, regional and national grantmakers from across the country.