Issue

About half of students are not “hopeful” about the future. While half of students possess numerous ideas and abundant energy for the future, the other half are stuck or discouraged, lacking the ideas and energy they need to navigate problems and reach goals

Approach

FYG Foundation partners with innovative nonprofits whose missions enable students to learn, inspire, and become the next entrepreneurs and innovators of the future.

Issue

Students are less and less engaged in traditional learning. The closer students get to graduating from high school and entering the world of work, the less enthusiastic they feel about school. *Gallup

Approach

We ensure all activations are anchored in experiential learning, to ensure students have a hands-on experience contextualized within the real world.

Issue

74 percent of young people felt their schools failed to fully prepare them for the professional world.

Approach

We believe young people learn best by understanding themselves first and advocating for their own futures, and learning to accomplish their goals.

Featured Partnerships

Tony Hawk Foundation

FYG Foundation believes in creating safe places for kids to ‘learn by doing’ and explore their passions. To further this belief, FYG Foundation is teaming up with The Tony Hawk Foundation to support the Chandler Park Skatepark project in Detroit, Michigan, ensuring kids will have a free, safe place to skate. With 50% of the surrounding …
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Venice Ball

FYG Foundation supports Venice Ball’s community events low-income/high-need communities after the renovation of a school’s basketball court has been completed. On the inauguration/opening day of the court, FYG Foundation supports comprehensive programming to celebrate the court’s opening that engages the local community in the project. The opening day activations typically include a basketball kids’ clinic, …
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