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The Collaborative has received support from the following:

Best Buy Children’s Foundation
Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation
Claneil Foundation
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Connelly Foundation
Dolfinger McMahon Foundation

Food Trust (HYPE)

Gender Justice Fund
Grace S. & W. Linton Nelson Foundation

Hamilton Family Foundation

Independence Public Media Foundation
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Maximus Foundation
McCormick Foundation
MetLife Foundation (through What Kids Can Do)

New Century Trust
Patricia Kind Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
Philadelphia Foundation
Rodeph Shalom

Seybert Foundation
Spruce Foundation
Starbucks Foundation
Union Benevolent Association

Valentine Foundation
W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation
William Penn Foundation

Corporation for National and Community Service

Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition

Mayor's Fund
Mayor’s Office of Education
National Hispanic Housing Council
Pennsylvania Department of Community Economic Development
Philadelphia Department of Commerce
Philadelphia Department of Human Services
Philadelphia Health Management Corporation
Philadelphia Youth Network
United Way of Southeastern PA


The Collaborative works with many organizations locally and nationally to promote better opportunities for young people.  We are proud to be part of the following collective endeavors.

Allegheny West Consortium (co-founder)

Black Lives Matter: Philly Chapter

Campaign for Non Violent Schools (member)

Caucus Of Working Educators

Experiment in International Living

Global Girl Media




Kids of Survival (KOS)

National Action Civics Collaborative  (co-founder)

Participatory Defense Hub

Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative (co-founder)

Racial Justice Organizing Committee (RJOC)

Wexler Gallery

Youth Set the Stage

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