We promote the learning, leadership, and social-emotional development of youth and seek to shift how programs engage youth in leadership and governance.
Programs and initiatives supported in this area expose youth to arts, culture, provide enrichment and youth leadership opportunities. Learn More
We create opportunities for economic prosperity by supporting programs and initiatives that build workforce skills, promote youth entrepreneurship, and expose youth to career pathways.
Creating access to economic opportunities for young people is a key part of ensuring the long-term success of youth and communities in Minnesota. Learn More
We champion programs that promote the holistic health & safety of young people by meeting basic health needs and ensuring young people are safe and not criminalized in their communities.
We take a holistic approach to health and safety and advance intervention strategies that prevent the criminalization of youth, which can pose a threat to public safety. Learn More
Million in Strategic Investments in 2020
Have you registered for our Disrupting with Purpose on November 16th? This event will focus on Black Excellence in Youth Entrepreneurship and include a panel Minnesota-based business owners who launched their businesses as youth.Read More
As an organization we're always busy making and fulfilling grants, and that in itself is a full-time job ... which is why we want to introduce you to My (pronounced "mee") Bui, our incredible Programs & Grants Administrator!Read More