Examines the youth philanthropy movement and recommends future directions. Documents common program components, and explores the challenges of involving youth directly in grantmaking decisions.
- The geographic distribution of youth philanthropy efforts is still uneven.
- Levels of diversity among participants in youth philanthropy programs is still limited.
- Grants made through youth philanthropy are relatively small compared
to those awarded by adult philanthropic groups.
- Youth philanthropy initiatives are supported by a range of funding sources, including young people themselves, national foundations, community foundations, and some local governments.