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Fostering Connections.
Unlocking Promise.

Andrus Family Fund partners with organizations who help make the connections that our most vulnerable youth desperately need to lead long and successful lives. We believe every young person has the right to more than one opportunity for a good life.

Our Grantees

Fostering Connections.
Unlocking Promise.

Andrus Family Fund partners with organizations who help make the connections that our most vulnerable youth desperately need to lead long and successful lives. We believe every young person has the right to more than one opportunity for a good life.

Our Grantees

Fostering Connections.
Unlocking Promise.

Andrus Family Fund partners with organizations who help make the connections that our most vulnerable youth desperately need to lead long and successful lives. We believe every young person has the right to more than one opportunity for a good life.

Our Grantees

Podcast

In this episode, Alejandra Ruiz of the Youth Engagement Fund (YEF) joins us to discuss the voting power of young people of color. She reflects on the organizing wins of the 2020 election and how YEF is building on that momentum to fight back against new voter suppression laws that have recently been enacted in battleground states.

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By the Numbers

Approximately $5M awarded each year in AFF grants

$73M awarded since 2001

43,580 youth reside in juvenile detention, correctional and/or residential facilities in the U.S.*

*As of 2017. Figure provided by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

39,210 children ages 16-20 exited foster care in 2018**

**Figure provided by KIDS COUNT data center.

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