About Us

Coming Together

Youth & Family Collective (YFC) is a collection of charitable nonprofits in the Greater Sacramento region, joined by private-sector partners and government agencies. YFC integrates the complementary tasks of serving youth and families in disadvantaged communities. More than 25 different nonprofit and civic organizations have pledged to join YFC so far:

Nonprofit Partners

Supporting Partners

YFC was established by nonprofits that realized we must work together more systematically to address multiple, linked challenges facing low-opportunity communities, with limited resources. The siloed approach is no longer working.

Working Together

Together, we created YFC to manage fund development, operations, marketing, volunteer coordination, and policy, on behalf of dozens of nonprofits that work to support young people and families in distressed and low-opportunity communities. YFC meets the most important needs on behalf of its member nonprofits, including:

Marketing

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Marketing

YFC generates earned media on behalf of nonprofits and manages this website and its social media.

Operations

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Operations

YFC provides IT services, payroll and facilities support, human resources, training, evaluation metrics, and professional mentoring.

Fund Development

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Fund Development

YFC organizes events, writes grant applications, develops and promotes giving programs, and strategically recruits and mobilizes third-party support.

Volunteers

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Volunteers

YFC uses its grassroots reach to engage, recruit, match, train, and integrate volunteers on behalf of nonprofits. This includes managing background checks, onboarding work, and data integration.

Policy

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Policy

YFC advocates on behalf of nonprofits in the federal, state, and municipal legislative and administrative processes to influence outcomes and fully empower our nonprofits to do what they do best.

Together, we are turning the "What if's..." into reality!