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How can I learn about involving youth in volunteering and philanthropy?
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Check out YouthGiving.org, a service of Foundation Center that aims to inspire, connect, and inform youth-led grantmaking. Find youth grantmaking programs near you, the causes and projects they give to, and the foundations that support them. Want to start a youth-led program? Learn how they operate, best practices, and how to stay connected with similar programs that are part of this growing movement.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) provides a toolkit with resources for encouraging the involvement of young people in philanthropy. Additional resources listed below include information on involving youth in nonprofit boards and volunteering.

See also our related Knowledge Base articles:

- Where can I learn more about recruiting and managing volunteers for my nonprofit?
- Where can I find or post volunteer opportunities?
- What is the monetary value of volunteer time?

More articles about nonprofit employment and volunteering»

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