Preparing youth to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Preparing youth to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

The Million Coaches Challenge

Help train one million coaches in youth development

We seek a new cohort of grant partners who can bring high-quality youth development training to one million coaches across the country. We hope you’ll join us.

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Grant Partners

Tech and Society
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Beam Center

Beam Center is training and empowering two diverse cohorts of young people to conduct their own research on the topic of Healthy Digital Futures.

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Tech and Society
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Spy Hop Productions

Spy Hop's youth-led participatory research, design, and media project engages 400+ Utah youth in challenges, podcasts, and data storytelling to foster digital mindfulness and collective resilience.

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Youth Sports
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Aspen Institute Project Play

Project Play explores how youth sports can promote the development of social and emotional skills.

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All Programs and Grants

Exchange Philosophy

Traditional philanthropy creates unequal power dynamics between grantmakers and nonprofits. We address this inequality by working in true partnership with the organizations we support.

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Blog

Convening Our Youth Voice Cohort… Virtually

By the Susan Crown Exchange, featuring insights from the Stanford d.school. When we launch a Challenge, we do so with the intent of building a cohort of organizations that work together towards a common goal. This …

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Ryan Banks Academy: Opening Doors through Education on Chicago’s South Side

Before transferring to the Ryan Banks Academy, Malyk struggled in school. “I used to be really wild,” says Malyk, reflecting on his experience in the Chicago public school system (CPS). “It was something I couldn’t control.” …

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Read Susan Crown’s 2019 Chairman’s Letter

Technology is here, and here to stay. It has changed everything. But it has not altered our basic, human needs for connection, meaning, and achievement.

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