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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Register to vote

At the Susan Crown Exchange, we believe that the voices of young people matter. But in the last presidential election, only half of voters under 25 years old cast a ballot – meaning that many voices went unheard.

Our friends at DoSomething.org have made voting easy. Raise your voice, and register to vote today!

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

FAQs: The Million Coaches Challenge

GETTING STARTED What are the key steps to this process? All interested candidates must follow the steps below to be considered for this funding opportunity. LOI Stage (through January 2021): All candidates must submit a letter …

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Back to School: Youth Perspectives on COVID-Era Education

In-person, remote, and hybrid learning. Tech access for students. “Learning pods.” As students across the country go back to school, community leaders debate how to keep both students and teachers safe while making sure that kids …

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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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