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General

You can donate online by clicking here. We also accept checks made out to Riley’s Way Foundation and mailed to 30 Third Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11227.

If you’d like to donate by other means (wire, stock donations, etc), please contact us via our contact page and we will be in touch.

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We will be announcing when the the next round of applications opens for the Call for Kindness later in 2019. Please stay tuned for more information!

Click here to learn more about the Youth Leadership Retreat.

If you are interested in more information or attending, please contact Laura Kikuchi at lkikuchi@rileysandler.org

Contact Lauren Shenkman at lshenkman@rileysandler.org to learn more.

Yes! Please contact us via our contact page and we will be in touch.

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Call for Kindness FAQs

Through this link, you will be able to submit a written or video application describing your project and an acknowledgement from your nonprofit partner and adult mentor. Submissions to the Call for Kindness close on March 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EST, and we will announce winners on May 6, 2020.

You can submit any project that is teen-led and inspired by kindness, drives change in your community, and builds connections. Click here to learn more about the winners from the 2019 cohort.

No. You can choose to submit a new project idea, or if you have a project you are already working on with your school or nonprofit partner, you can apply to improve or expand your existing project.

Yes! You can apply as an individual or as a group. If you are applying as a group, you only need to submit one application. If your group is submitting a video application, you should try to have as many group members appear in the video as possible. Please note that you can only be listed as an applicant in one project (but you are welcome to assist on any project).

We will give prize money directly to the organization you will work with to implement your project. They will administer the funds to you throughout the year. This could be your school or a nonprofit partner.

The prize money can go towards expenses needed to implement or expand your project. You can spend the prize money in a variety of ways, such as: buying supplies to complete your project (i.e. food, books, or other materials), creating a website or designing an app, or hosting an event. However, you cannot spend the money to pay people for their time spent working on the project.

Your partner organization must be a registered 501(c)(3). This means it can be your school or a nonprofit (including religious institutions). This organization’s work should be related to your project and should help further advance your initiative. The non-profit could be one you created.

Your adult mentor should be someone who will help and guide you with your project. They can be a teacher, coach, after school counselor, camp counselor, art/music/theater teacher, troop leader, or another adult mentor in your life. Ideally, your adult mentor is not your parent or guardian.

Any US citizen or DACA recipient between the ages of 13-19 can apply. Applicants must reside in the United States.