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Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing

Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice

www.bendthearc.us

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Building Organized Communities
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2002–December 31, 2002
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing was created to increase the competency and sophistication of youth organizing while building momentum and interest in this work among funders, community organizations and others.Second-year funding will support goals that include pooling funds to provide regranting, capacity building and documentation of youth organizing in the United States; promoting leadership, competency, growth and evaluation of youth organizing efforts; encouraging foundations to incorporate youth organizing into their own funding strategies; and attracting talented, young people to a career in community organizing.During 2001, the collaborative awarded $600,000 in grants to 26 youth organizing groups.