Youth Collaboratory membership is for organizations and professionals working to improve the lives of young people, their families, and communities.

Map of Membership Organizations

As a membership, together, we drive practice and policy innovation, creating real changes for the youth and families we serve. Each of us has a critical role - and Youth Collaboratory will support you in engaging in and amplifying your voice in the youth service field. Some big wins for our members over the past three years include:

  • Provided over $20,616,000 in sub-contracts to Youth Collaboratory member organizations to support local practice innovation
  • Supported members in securing $48 million for local programs through grant development and review services
  • Cultivated more than $7 million in public and private funding to support research, innovation, training and consultation

Organizational Membership

We know protecting and growing federal funding is critical to our organizational members. Our collective efforts have resulted in $603.8 million in federal funding to the youth field in fiscal years 2018 and 2019 alone.

Our ability to maintain and grow this success is directly related to our members' commitment to a strong advocacy initiative. This Initiative is a joint effort to build a strong collective of key allies who are well-positioned to protect critical funding sources.

We have expanded our organizational membership options into five levels - allowing organizations who depend on these programs to help build critical funding and public support for Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) programs, HUD homeless programs for youth, and Youth Mentoring Grants (YMG).

Join Membership as an Organization and receive the following benefits (Minimum Investment $350*):

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Consultant Membership

Join Membership as a Consultant and receive the following benefits (Minimum Investment $125*):

  • 25% off trainings
  • Advanced registration for free public trainings
  • Exclusive invitations to Member-only events and discussions related to youth service trends, issues, policies, and challenges
  • Strategic connections with your colleagues, national leaders, and funders
  • Select opportunities to build your consulting profile

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Individual Membership

Join Membership as an Individual and receive the following benefits (Minimum Investment $75*):

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*When renewing, you have an opportunity to make an additional contribution to support young people as advocates. Your funds support training and travel for youth and young adults to engage in advocacy on the federal level.

To learn more about Membership with Youth Collaboratory, contact Emily Bopp at

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