Youth in Philanthropy: Youth Civic Engagement through the Work of Community Foundations
Megan Tate, Emerging Leader, International Fellows Program ~ 2004
Maintaining that engaged citizens create healthy neighborhoods, cities, and nations, Megan Tate's paper examines how community foundations can encourage volunteering and philanthropic activities among young people.
Ms. Tate indicates that community foundations are taking a lead role in the Youth in movement that is flourishing in Canada and the United States, and emerging internationally. Her paper explores three models of Youth in Philanthropy initiatives: those at the Michigan Community Foundation, the Vancouver Foundation, and The Winnipeg Foundation.
Ms. Tate suggests that community foundations can strengthen their Youth in Philanthropy initiatives by:
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