Leading to Change

Oct 25, 2012

Teens Engaged in the Power of Giving

On October 13, more than 150 teens from across North Carolina came together for the seventh annual North Carolina Youth Giving Summit. The teens were competitively selected by community leaders based on their commitment to giving back to the community.

Jul 26, 2011

Rural youth lead change in their town

Through a class at a Thomasville High School, a group of youth identified a major problem facing their peers, then raised money and support to address it.

Apr 7, 2011

It’s not (just) about the money

Over the past year, hundreds of youth across North Carolina have demonstrated the meaning of philanthropy – the love of humanity – through their involvement in youth-giving groups.

Sep 21, 2010

Middle-school kids to learn power of giving

In the first effort of its kind in the state, a group of middle-schoolers in Pitt County is embarking on a journey to award grants totaling $3,000 to help their peers.

Aug 31, 2010

Youth move from speculation to optimism to action

In September, more than 300 North Carolina youth will embark on a statewide movement of philanthropy, learning to assess and address the needs in their communities.

Jul 7, 2010

Teaching social justice to youth philanthropists

Last month, leaders from 20 youth-giving sites across the state gathered to share ideas and inspiration as they prepare to work with more than 400 North Carolina youth philanthropists.

Oct 28, 2009

The magic of youth giving

The 2009 North Carolina Youth Giving Summit drew over 200 young philanthropists for a powerful display of the state’s youth philanthropy movement.

Sep 29, 2009

Youth givers to gather in Greensboro

On October 17, more than 200 teens from across North Carolina will convene to discuss strategies for giving away more than $60,000.

Jul 31, 2009

Today’s youth as modern philanthropists

The brunt of today’s struggling economy will eventually fall onto the shoulders of today’s young people. Now more than ever, there is a critical need to invest in today’s youth as modern philanthropists.

Oct 22, 2008

Youth gather to begin grants process

More than 300 young people will convene in Greensboro Oct. 25 to begin the process of awarding more than $160,000 in grants.