Young Leaders Fund

Paving the way for start-up nonprofits and the next generation of philanthropists.

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Photo: Morgan Olenski

A Young Donor Rooted in Place

Morgan Olenski grew up in a world that’s more connected than ever before. Yet, this young philanthropist is constantly asking herself what she can do to make life better in her own backyard. “Giving back to your community helps you feel grounded and engaged. That adds purpose to your day-to-day and your entire life,” she says.

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