UK & Ireland Links

Changemakers
Changemakers is an England based organisation supporting Youth Led Community Projects.

Community Foundation Network
An umbrella organisation for the 60+ UK Community Foundations.

Community Foundation for Northern Ireland
The Community Foundation manages many grant schemes distributing funds to Youth and Community groups across Northern Ireland.

Irish Youth Foundation
The organisation that co-ordinates YouthBank on the Island of  Ireland. As well as YouthBank, IYF manages many other grant schemes to benefit young people in Ireland.

National Youth Agency (England)
Government funded body that promotes and co-ordinates Youth Work in England.

The James Irvine Foundation
Provides a guide for those interested in supporting youth philanthropy. It discusses the challenges of involving young people directly in grant making decisions.

YouthBank UK
This is the umbrella organisation for YouthBanks in the UK.

Youth in Philanthropy Canada
This is a national programme of the Community Foundation of Canada. The site has a range of insightful commentary about young people´s grant-making.

 

International Links

YouthBank International  Supporting the development of new YouthBanks and building & enhancing the capacity of countrywide networks.

FERA
FERA is an assessment and evaluation provider for the Michegan Community Foundations´ Youth Project.

The Foundation for Young Australians
Organisation running YouthBank type programmes in a land down under.

Youth in Philanthropy Canada
This is a national programme of the Community Foundation of Canada. The site has a range of insightful commentary about young people´s grant-making.

Eurasia Foundation
This Foundation has recently worked with the Community Foundation to establish 5 YouthBanks in Azerbaijan.

European Foundation Centre
A European network for Community Foundations.

Community Foundation of Elbe Euroregion
Czech Republic Community Foundation with YouthBank type programmes.

Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth
Best practices in youth philanthropy. A network of US Community Foundations interested in supporting children and young people.