We’re pleased to share with you the schedule and resources from the 2016 Youth Philanthropy Connect International Conference. The conference was held July 7-9, 2016 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® in Anaheim, CA for youth philanthropists (ages 8-21) and the adults who support them. Our youth attendees researched, discussed, and presented grant proposals from local nonprofits. YPC is pleased to announce that full grants of $2,500 each were awarded to GOALS and OCCCO.

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Saturday, July 9 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Philanthropy Rockstars: Learn from Peers

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We will, we will rock you!! In this session, we will hear from philanthropy rockstars to learn how and why they do what they do. This inspiring session and YPC attendee favorite is filled with youth presentations along with rock and roll breaks to help you unleash your inner philanthropic rockstar. Get ready to ROCK!!

avatar for Katie Marcus Reker

Katie Marcus Reker

Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation & Youth Philanthropy Connect
Katie has been active in youth philanthropy since age twelve as a Junior Board Member of the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation, and now serves as a member of the foundation’s Board of Directors.  Katie has served in various capacities with Youth Philanthropy Connect since its inception... Read More →

avatar for Sebouh Bazikian

Sebouh Bazikian

Bikes for Orphans
Sebouh Bazikian and his brother Shawnt Bazikian started Bikes 4 Orphans in 2012, at the age of 16 and 14, to deliver bicycles to children in 3rd world countries so they can have access to school and other important economic opportunities. This is his first year involved with Youth... Read More →
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Ellen Blanchard

Resource Generation
Ellen Blanchard has been involved in youth philanthropy for over a decade. She started as a member of a local youth advisory committee for a community foundation in Northern Michigan. She then served on the MCFYP committee and was part of the statewide committee that planned 3 annual... Read More →
avatar for Justin McAuliffe

Justin McAuliffe

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Justin works for his family’s foundation as a program associate, responsible for assisting program officers in preparing and presenting grants to the Foundation’s Board of Directors as well as monitoring their ongoing performance. He is also responsible for furthering the innovative... Read More →
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Jennifer Storm

180 Degrees Consulting
Jennifer Storm is the Executive Director of 180 Degrees Consulting US, the largest network of university-based consultancies for nonprofits and social enterprises, where she mentors and supports the next generation of social impact leaders across 30 countries. She has been actively... Read More →

Saturday July 9, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Sequoia F Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, 1600 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802