FCYO Funder Advisory Services

FCYO provides contract services to funders working at the intersection of youth organizing and other social change strategies or interested in doing so. Our staff and network of experienced consultants can provide targeted support to foundations and donors at the local, regional, state and national level across a variety of different strategies and operational challenge, including

  • Landscape and stakeholder analysis
  • Grantmaking and capacity-building strategy development and implementatation support
  • Evaluation
  • Internal and external communications strategy
  • Research and scanning services

In recent years, FCYO has worked with the California Endowment, Perrin Family Foundation and the Heinz Endowments to conduct targeted landscape analyses and develop youth organizing and youth-led social change grantmaking strategies.

Related Resources


Virtual Funder Briefing: Youth Transforming School & Community Safety

he Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing, in collaboration with Communities for Just Schools Fund, held a Virtual Funder Brief: Youth Transforming School and Community Safety on MArch 21, 201a. This Virtual Funder Brief created the opportunity for Funders and Donors interested in the current conversations and actions regarding school community safety to learn more about youth-led grassroots efforts. The brief highlighted: The holistic movement to end violence and transform school and community safety led by young people of color Reflections on the walkouts and next steps for future actions and policy change How to center narratives and policies with a racial justice lens Victories and campaigns that are already in place to create safe, healthy and just schools and communities What Funders and Donors can do to support this young people in this moment