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This amazing event for youth philanthropists ages 12-21 and the adults who support them from across the Northeast, was held at Brandeis University, just west of Boston in Waltham, MA. Youth philanthropists were able to share their practices in giving and grantmaking, learn together with sessions built for youth and adults, and have fun! 200 attendess from 20 different organizations attended this event.

Check out the amazing schedule that was planned for this event with presenters of all ages from across the region and the nation! Questions? Email Katherine@youthphilanthropyconnect.org

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Katherine Scott

National Center for Family Philanthropy
Program Director
Katherine Scott is the Program Director at NCFP.  Katherine works on NCFP's community foundations programming, engaging the next generation, and connecting families to resources or others with similar experiences.


Katherine came to NCFP after a few years working at a family foundation remotely to lead a national network and capacity building effort, supporting youth engaging in philanthropy. Her experience includes having worked at community foundations across the country in Boston, San Diego, and Tucson on building knowledge platforms, connecting donors to nonprofits, capacity building, and organizational effectiveness. She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and philanthropy from Indiana University’s SPEA & Lilly Family School, and a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University.