YIP Newsletter
Volume 3, Number 2
Summer 2011
The mission of the AFP Youth in Philanthropy subcommittee is to help chapters and the profession involve youth in philanthropy
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Chapter Spotlight: University of Kentucky Collegiate Chapter Engages Local Youth
In collaboration with the AFP Bluegrass Chapter, the University of Kentucky (UK) AFP Collegiate Chapter is exploring several ways to engage high school students in philanthropy, including joint philanthropic projects to help them learn about the needs of the community. Read more.

‘Mind Blowing!’ Teens Get Early Lessons in Giving Back
By Aqeelah Tarver
What happens when you put $10,000 in the hands of 25 teens from the greater Greensboro, N.C., area? A lot of good! In its fifth year of operation, The Community Foundation’s Teen Grantmaking Council (TGC) continues to empower high school students to affect their community as “philanthro-teens.” Read more.

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Making a World of Good© Curriculum
The new high school curriculum, Making a World of Good©, is now available for all chapters on the AFP website. The curriculum, which can easily be taught by AFP chapter members, teachers or youth leaders, provides a hands-on learning experience with philanthropy, fundraising and making a difference. Read more.

The Best of the AFP YIP Blog
If you are not part of the AFP YIP blog, you have missed some interesting discussions on how young people worldwide are making a difference through their philanthropic efforts. Click here.

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