Founded by the McKnight Foundation in 2010, Youthprise is the leading youth-centered philanthropic organization in the state of Minnesota.  In 2019, we invested over $5 million in youth programs and initiatives across the state, addressing pressing youth issues of education, career readiness, health, and leadership development. Unlike most community-based grant-makers, we work to raise every dollar we invest. This is why your support is crucial. 

Join us in investing in the future of Minnesota by donating today!




Youthprise meets the standards set by the Charities Review Council. The Accountability Standards® are co-created benchmarks of nonprofit governance, finance, fundraising, and public communication. A balance of nonprofit sector promising practices, public expectations, and legal/regulatory requirements, the standards represent the shared expectations between donors and nonprofits.


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You can donate to Youthprise through Amazon Smile! Just select Youthprise as your charitable organization on your first visit, and we will receive donations from eligible purchases. Amazon Smile will remember your selection for future eligible purchases and donations through