Take Action

There are several ways that individuals, families, corporations and foundations can support Young Americans Center for Financial Education.

Make an individual contribution

  • Colorado Gives Day 2016 – A state-wide movement celebrating philanthropy in Colorado!
  • Donate online. Your gift will be processed immediately and will start to make an impact from the moment you hit submit. You can even set up a recurring gift, or make a give in honor or memory of someone.
  • Mail a check made out to Young Americans Center for Financial Education to 3550 E. 1st Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80206. If not otherwise noted, gifts will be directed toward the unrestricted fund.
  • Donate via phone by calling 303-321-2265.
  • Donate a gift of stock. Contact Jody Phillips for more details, 303-320-3240 or jphillips@yacenter.org.
  • Include Young Americans in your will or estate plans. Contact Jody Phillips for more details, 303-320-3240 or jphillips@yacenter.org.

Sign up for our newsletter

Young Americans is pleased to be able to offer an online newsletter with inspiring stories about schools, teachers, donors, and community supporters. Fill out this form to receive an email whenever the next newsletter becomes available.

Sponsor or attend an event

YouthBiz Stars Sponsorship Opportunities

Young Americans invites you to participate as a sponsor for YouthBiz Stars: Celebrating Young Entrepreneurs. Our goal is to raise $300,000 for Young Americans Center’s financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs. Click here to view our sponsorship opportunities. To reserve your sponsorship or for additional information, please contact Betsy Sklar at 303-320-3245 or bsklar@yacenter.org or Jody Phillips at 303-320-3240 or jphillips@yacenter.org.

Become a Presenting Mentor

Young Americans pairs young entrepreneurs with business leaders in the local community. By becoming a program mentor, you help train one of our entrepreneurs one-on-one, giving him or her the hands-on experience they need to navigate the intricacies of your respective field. Please contact Betsy Sklar at 303-320-3245 or bsklar@yacenter.org for more information.

Become a Shop Sponsor

Receive extensive right and benefits to a shop in Young AmeriTowne or International Towne. This is a high profile, positive brand exposure to AmeriTowne’s 25,000 youth participants/ International Towne’s 10,000 youth participants, and their 5,000 parents and teachers. Single-year agreement with right to exclusive period of negotiation to renew sponsorship allows for strategic implementation of sponsorship benefits and the opportunity to build brand equity with Young Americans. Please contact Betsy Sklar at 303-320-3245 or bsklar@yacenter.org for more information.

Become a volunteer

Volunteering can be a deeply rewarding experience where you can make immediate and lasting change by improving lives and building a stronger community. Join us! Click here to download our volunteer opportunity one-pager! Contact Raine Girardot at rgirardot@yacenter.org or 303-320-3250 for more information.

Bring Young Americans to your school or organization

Young Americans brings our hands-on approach, age-appropriate presentations to classrooms and organizations every day. We offer a wide range of financial topics, including:

  • Banking
  • Money Recognition
  • Savings Goals
  • Budgeting
  • Checking Accounts
  • Credit Cards
  • Introduction to entrepreneurship