Generation Citizen

For Field Building To Advance Democracy Education

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Generation Citizen promotes civics education for all U.S. students and convenes a broad set of organizations focused on promoting civic education in K-12 schools. Generation Citizen will engage in a field-building strategy, including researching effective strategies from other disciplines, organizing and hosting national convening among diverse stakeholders, analyzing the landscape of existing assets, conducting relevant research reports, and directly engaging young people as leaders. Building demand for effective civic education through deeper learning among a wide array of stakeholders, including philanthropists, educators, and policymakers, will support young people's civic participation.
About the Grantee
110 Wall Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10005, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Generation Citizen is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that every student in the United States receives an effective education, including the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens. Generation Citizen seeks to support students in becoming confident community problem-solvers with civic power, personally invested in democracy and positive change. Generation Citizen has been inspiring youth to participate in civics through a standards-aligned action civics class that gives students the opportunity to experience real-world democracy. In addition to direct programming, Generation Citizen engages in policy work, intergenerational civic mobilization, and technical assistance and capacity building for institutions across the country. (Substrategy: Student and Community Voice)

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