The Issue + Our Approach
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
FYG Foundation partners with innovative nonprofits whose missions enable students to learn, inspire, and become the next entrepreneurs and innovators of the future.
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
We ensure all activations are anchored in experiential learning, to ensure students have a hands-on experience contextualized within the real world.
74 percent of young people felt their schools failed to fully prepare them for the professional world.
We believe young people learn best by understanding themselves first and advocating for their own futures, and learning to accomplish their goals.