City Year was founded with a vision of active corporate citizenship and was launched entirely by private sector funds. Today, more than half of the financial support for City Year’s mission of community service comes from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
The service that City Year corps members provide for off-track students in schools is impossible without the generous support of individual donations and corporate sponsorships.
See how you can be a vital part of fighting the national dropout crisis by supporting City Year.
Charity Navigator is America’s premier charity evaluator. Since 2003, City Year has earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating, certifying our commitment to accountability, transparency and responsible fiscal management. Only 1% of charities have received this distinction for eight consecutive years, placing City Year among the most trustworthy charities in America.
The Social Impact 100 (S&I 100) is the first-ever broad index of U.S. nonprofits that have evidence of results and the potential to grow. City Year is humbled to be included in the inaugural list of America’s top-performing nonprofit organizations.
DONATING TO CITY YEAR
General donations can be made to support City Year's work and the young people who are making a difference through a year of service.
City Year relies on generous in-kind donations from a variety of companies to support day-to-day operations, service initiatives, and special events.
Support International Initiatives
You can help City Year inspire and broaden support for citizen service around the world by joining Friends of City Year International (FOCI) or making a donation to the Alan Amir Ali Khazei Fund and other international initiatives.
SPONSORING CITY YEAR
Click here to learn how you can support programs at a specific City Year location.
As event sponsors, corporations, groups, and individuals can generate public awareness and participation in a major City Year event such as Serve-a-thon or Opening Day. To learn more about the events you can sponsor, please visit our Special Events section or contact Itai Dinour at email@example.com.