Youth Funders Working Group
About the Group
- Strengthening the quality of its members’ grantmaking and coordinating joint funding efforts;
- Identifying ways in which youth funding organizations (foundations, public agencies, etc.) can best serve the field and respond in the most effective manner to critical needs;
- Making members aware of high-quality program models and organizations achieving good outcomes for youth, and working with the broader funding community to grow and scale successful programs;
- Bringing national knowledge to bear on specific, local circumstances and issues and sharing local best practices and lessons with the larger philanthropic and policy community;
- Providing opportunities for information exchange among members;
- Continually assessing the interest of NYCYF membership to ensure presentation of ideas that are relevant to membership and the youth services field;
- Facilitating discussions of how changing public policies and resources affect the well-being of youth and the organizations that serve them, and, where appropriate, how private dollars can help leverage public investments to improve organizational capacity and youth outcomes.
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