New Research from PFF: Strengthening A Nascent Field

Published in May 2019, “Strengthening a Nascent Field: Lessons from the Building Leadership and Organizing Capacity Initiative” documents the impact of PFF’s BLOC Initiative on CT’s youth organizing landscape. It also outlines the lessons we learned along the way and key takeaways for funders interested in advancing social change.

"Celebrating Youth Power": PFF Turns 25

Family and friends of of the Perrin Family Foundation gathered in New Haven to reflect on and celebrate the legacy of youth led social change in Connecticut. With a focus on connection, youth power, and truth-telling, we gathered to honor the impact, importance, and transformative power of youth organizing in Connecticut. Click below to read more about the event!

New Research from PFF: "Strengthening A Nascent Field"

Published in May 2019, “Strengthening a Nascent Field: Lessons from the Building Leadership and Organizing Capacity Initiative” documents the impact of PFF’s BLOC Initiative on CT’s youth organizing landscape. It also outlines the lessons we learned along the way and key takeaways for funders interested in advancing social change.

"Celebrating Youth Power": PFF Turns 25

Family and friends of of the Perrin Family Foundation gathered in New Haven to reflect on and celebrate the legacy of youth led social change in Connecticut. With a focus on connection, youth power, and truth-telling, we gathered to honor the impact, importance, and transformative power of youth organizing in Connecticut. Click below to read more about the event!

The Perrin Family Foundation partners with organizations based in under-resourced communities across Connecticut in order to create environments that support
youth as leaders of social change.

Why Youth Led Social Change?

Creating opportunities for youth to share their truths, question the status quo, exercise leadership and take action to create change will not only pave the way for young people’s lifelong participation and leadership in the civic sphere, it also has the potential to transform our youth, communities, and institutions in the here and now.

GRANTMAKING

Investing in organizations and grassroots groups engaged in youth-led social change

CAPACITY BUILDING

Deepening the effectiveness and impact of youth-led social change efforts across Connecticut

FIELD BUILDING

Cultivating a community and philanthropic ecosystem committed to youth-led social change

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Coronaviiiiiiirus….it’s getting real.

Calling all young people!  UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming response, we are no longer accepting new submissions.  Thank you to all those that shared this opportunity and to all the young people that submitted.  We will be following up with you soon.    Right now, in...

A Look Back and A Leap Ahead

      Every year the staff team at PFF takes some time out at the end of the year to reflect, check in with one another, and plan for the year ahead. On Monday we looked back at 2019 and identified points of personal and professional points of growth...

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New Haven, CT 06511

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CONTACT US

85 Willow Street
New Haven, CT 06511

(203) 438-7349
info@perrinfamilyfoundation.org

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