Thank you for your consideration in supporting our life-changing mission.
Every year, we serve over 300 underserved students in our Nation’s Capital. Your gift will ensure each student receives access to 250 hours of character-building and leadership opportunities throughout the school year and summer.
Youth Leadership Foundation (YLF) is a 501(c)3 organization (EIN:52-2016259). All gifts are tax-deductible.
Founder, Professor Ed Smith speaks to YLF students and mentors on a historic tour of the district
Why Donate Now?
For every $1 donated, your community benefits $3.
Mentoring provides meaningful connections that impact not only the mentee but their lives at home and in their communities. Making a difference starts now.
What Parents and Students Are Saying
“I only wish I had known about it long before now, but I am blessed and grateful ... Thank you again for this awesome opportunity!”
- M. McIllwain
Give today. Build our nation's tomorrow.
Donate via credit/bank card, please fill out our online donation form.
Other Ways To Donate:
Donate by check
Please send checks payable to “Youth Leadership Foundation” to:
Youth Leadership Foundation
1015 15th Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
We also accept:
• Electronic Fund Transfers
• Stock Donations
• In-Kind gifts
• United Way # 8875
• CFC # 32181
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