Youth in Philanthropy

The Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program is one of the largest youth philanthropy education programs in the country. We believe that if you teach youth to give, you empower them to change the world.

YIP programs are offered throughout MetroWest.

YIP Alumni Internships available:

YIP Instructor Assistant Fall 2017

YIP Office Assistant Fall 2017

Who: All high school students who live or learn in Hopkinton, Ashland, Milford, Southborough or Westborough

Where: Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton
When: Mondays beginning September 11th, 2017, from 7:00-8:30 pm (Full schedule)
Deadline: July 30, 2017

Who: All 7th and 8th graders who live or learn in Lincoln 

Details for the 2017 YIP Lincoln program are not yet available. Please sign up for our enews to receive information about our future sessions.

Who: All high school students who live or learn in MetroWest
Where: Foundation for MetroWest, Natick
When: Thursdays beginning on September 14th, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm (Full Schedule)

Deadline: August 25, 2017

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Who:  All high school students who live or learn in MetroWest
Where: The Grange Hall, Sudbury
When: Tuesdays beginning September 19th, 2017 from 7:00-8:30 pm (Full schedule)

Deadline: August 25, 2017

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Who: All high school students who live or learn in Wellesley
Details for the 2017 YIP Wellesley program are not yet available. Please sign up for our enews to receive information about our future sessions.
If you do not see your particular town listed above and you are a high school student who lives or learns in MetroWest, we invite you to apply to either our Natick or Sudbury programs.

We also offer school-based programs that are only open to students attending these schools. Schools with open applications include:

Concord Academy

Concord-Carlisle High School

Middlesex School 

Additional schools that we partner with to offer YIP are: The Fenn School and Nashoba Brooks School. 

We're proud to also offer abbreviated summer programs for high school and middle school students.

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The Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program was launched by the Foundation for MetroWest in 1997, and remains one of the largest youth philanthropy education programs in the country. Through a unique real-world approach, YIP provides local youth the knowledge to become leaders in our community by learning the importance of philanthropy and the needs that exist in our backyard. The program continues to grow thanks to our generous donors and sponsors.