Youth Entrepreneurship Fund announces grants to communities seeking to boost enterprise opportunities

The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Youth Entrepreneurship Fund (YEF) grants: Del Norte County and Tribal Lands Opportunity Youth Initiative, Del Norte County, CA (Humboldt Area Foundation, backbone agency); Project U-Turn, Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia Youth Network, backbone agency); and Roadmap to Peace, San Francisco, CA […]

First Round of Pathways to Careers Fund Projects Announced!

Earlier this year, the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions launched the Pathways to Careers Fund to support employer-connected pathways for the most vulnerable youth in three of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative Demonstration Cities(TM). The Pathways Fund is a mechanism for innovation that leverages an unprecedented commitment by the private sector to support opportunity youth. The […]

The Aspen Forum releases the Phoenix/Maricopa County Pathways to Careers Fund Request for Letters of Intent

The Pathways to Careers Fund seeks to create, accelerate, and expand innovative career pathways to improve job placement and retention for opportunity youth. The Fund builds on the work of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative (TM) Demonstration Cities and seeks to deepen efforts already underway in Phoenix/Maricopa County. Applicants to the Pathways to Careers Fund must be […]

Youth Entrepreneurship Fund Consultant

The Aspen Forum for Community Solutions (Aspen Forum) Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund (OYIF) is seeking a consultant to perform research, writing, and additional activities on behalf of our program within the Aspen Institute (AI). The consultant will be responsible for conducting a landscape analysis of national and local youth entrepreneurship efforts, developing a white paper […]

Job Openings with AFCS

Below is a list of current job openings with AFCS. Click each posting to learn more and apply. Youth Entrepreneurship Fund Consultant

Radical Possibilities: The Power of Youth in the Fight for Social Justice

On May 22nd, the AFCS and the Hyams Foundation hosted a funder roundtable, Radical Possibilities: The Power of Youth in the Fight for Social Justice. The purpose of the roundtable was to share with philanthropic leaders and other participants models of youth-led organizing and exemplars of authentic youth-adult partnerships in the work for social change. […]

The Aspen Forum releases the Chicago/Cook County Pathways to Careers Fund Request for Proposals

  The Pathways to Careers Fund seeks to create, accelerate, and expand innovative career pathways to improve job placement and retention for opportunity youth. The Fund builds on the work of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and seeks to deepen efforts already underway in Chicago/Cook County. Applicants to the Pathways to Careers Fund must be […]

The Aspen Forum releases the New Orleans Pathways to Careers Fund Request for Proposals

The Pathways to Careers Fund seeks to create, accelerate and expand innovative career pathways to improve job placement and retention for opportunity youth. The Fund builds on the work of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and seeks to deepen efforts already underway in New Orleans. Applicants to the Pathways to Careers Fund must be 501(c)(3) […]

The Aspen Forum releases the Seattle/King County Pathways to Careers Fund Request for Proposals

The Pathways to Careers Fund seeks to create, accelerate and expand innovative career pathways to improve job placement and retention for opportunity youth. The Fund builds on the work of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and seeks to deepen efforts already underway in Seattle/King County. Applicants to the Pathways to Careers Fund must be 501(c)(3) […]