A Foundation Puts Decision-Making in Hands of Youth

On Sunday evenings in Winnetka, Illinois, the McKenna family gathers with McKenna Foundation Junior Board members to engage in a process that seldom involves youth: grant making.

The Junior Board, comprised of 19 young adults ages 13 to 18, discusses the pros and cons of different potential grantees, based on agreed-upon criteria. Next in the process, the group schedules a presentation meeting where the candidates for grants present to the board.

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