Philanthropy Resources

Youth Philanthropy and Service-Learning in Maine

Visit these links for more examples of youth philanthropy. Let us know if you have others to offer!

  • Youthlinks
    Provides after-school programs that include community service, leadership and enrichment opportunities to all youth ages 11-17 in mid-coast Maine.
  • The EdGE
    A youth development program of the Maine Sea Coast Mission for students in grades 4-8 in coastal Washington County, Maine. It is designed to encourage youth to stay engaged in school, build character, improve academic performance and build self-confidence.
  • KIDS Consortium
    Prepares young people to be active and responsible citizens by training and supporting educators, community organizations, and youth in best practices for service-learning.

National Youth Philanthropy and Service Learning

  • Foundation Center 
    the Foundation Center provides information about foundations that might want to support various nonprofit work.
  • Youth Leadership Institute
    Youth Leadership Institute builds communities where young people and their adult allies come together to create positive social change.
  • Michigan Community Foundation’s Youth Project ~ www.youthgrantmakers.org
    A Youth Advisory Committee,YAC is the youth grantmaking body of a community foundation with a permanently endowed youth fund. YAC focuses on addressing issues of concern and importance to local youth through grantmaking from the revenue earned on the endowment.
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals – Youth in Philanthropy
    AFP has an obligation to promote and encourage the involvement of young people in philanthropy and the profession of ethical fundraising.
  • National Youth Leadership Council
    To create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world with young people, their schools, and their communities through service-learning.