Field Learning Fund

The Field Learning Fund allows the Foundation to foster broader collaborations that align with our grantees’ missions. The Foundation is able to leverage these investments in order to be involved in new and emerging initiatives in the field of youth-led social change, while also providing learning opportunities for the Foundation and grantees.

The Foundation is currently working with the following organizations through the Field Learning Fund.

 

Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ)

Alliance for Educational JusticeThe Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) is a new national alliance of youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for educational justice. AEJ aims to bring grassroots groups together to bring about changes in federal education policy, build a national infrastructure for the education justice sector, and build the capacity of our organizations and our youth leaders to sustain and grow the progressive movement over the long haul. Visit website »

Communities for just Schools Fund (CJSF)CJSF

The Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF) is a national donor collaborative that supports constituency-led organizing efforts to create positive and supportive school climates, which affirm and foster the success of all students. Visit website »

Crossroads Fund

Crossroads FundCrossroads Fund supports community organizations working on issues of racial, social and economic justice in the Chicago area. A public foundation, Crossroads Fund pools the resources of individuals, foundations and businesses, building a broad base of support for grassroots organizations for social change. Visit website »

Executives Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of ColorExecAlliance_2016logo-01

The Executives’ Alliance is a network of national, regional, and local foundations working together to invest in pathways to opportunity to enable America’s young men of color to reach their full potential in school, work, and life. Visit website

Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO)

Funders Collaborative on Youth OrganizingThe Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO) is a collection of national, regional and local grantmakers and youth organizing practitioners dedicated to advancing youth organizing as a strategy for youth development and social transformation. Visit website »

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO)Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

GEO is a diverse community of more than 550 grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, GEO promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success. Visit website »

NYC Philanthropic Table for Girls & Young Women of Color

The NYC Philanthropic Table for Girls & Young Women of Color pools philanthropic resources to invest in non-profit organizations and efforts that promote the well-being and leadership of young women of color as change agents, and partners with communities and other allies to advance cultural and systemic change through the lenses of race, gender, and economic justice. Visit website » 

NYC Youth Funders (NYCYF)YouthFunders1

NYC Youth Funders (NYCYF) is a coalition of philanthropic organizations — both private and public — seeking to improve the quality of life of young people living in New York City. By increasing the number and improving the quality of direct service opportunities for New York City youth, NYCYF seeks to support nonprofit organizations that help the city’s young people develop the skills and resources necessary to become healthy, happy, and contributing adult members of their communities. Visit website »