Generation to Generation Partners

We are grateful for the participation and support of our local and national partners. Together, these partners share the Generation to Generation message with communities nationwide, and commit to inspiring individuals and organizations to create a better future for future generations. Interested in becoming a partner? Click here.

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100Kin10 unites the nation’s top academic institutions, nonprofits, foundations, companies, and government agencies in order to train and retain 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers so that we can educate the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.


100 Million Healthier Lives is an unprecedented collaboration of more than 1000 change agents in 26+ countries pursuing an unprecedented result: 100 million people living healthier lives by 2020. Through unprecedented collaboration, innovative improvement, and system transformation, we are fundamentally transforming the way the world thinks and acts to create health, wellbeing, and equity. Learn more and join us at

501 Commons

501 Commons boosts the capacity of nonprofit organizations to thrive over the long term and effectively serve the community. We unleash the potential of nonprofits in our state by providing access to affordable services helping them strengthen their mission.

826 National

Our mission is to encourage the exploration of endless possibility through the power of writing.


We’re a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

A Place Called Home

A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth center located in South Central Los Angeles.

AAAS STEM Volunteer Program

An organization of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals who volunteer in K-12 classrooms in the Washington, DC metro area.


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America defines aging.

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

A volunteer-based tutoring program proven to help K-3rd grade students not reading at grade level to become great readers. We empower adults age 50+ to make a lasting difference in the lives of America’s most vulnerable children.

After-School All-Stars Puget Sound

After-School All-Stars (ASAS) Puget Sound provides free, comprehensive programs that keep students safe and help them succeed in school and life.

Afterschool Alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is the nation’s leading voice for afterschool programs, to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs.

All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response

Efficiently and effectively addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters. By listening to local people, and deploying our unique model of engaging volunteers to enable direct impact, we rebuild safe, resilient schools, homes and other community infrastructure.

All Our Kids

AOK unleashes the potential of young people through building and leveraging diverse communities rooted in love, trust and high expectations.

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has launched Second Acts for Strong Communities, an initiative to help its network of human-serving organizations leverage the time and expertise of older adults looking to embark on encore careers that positively impact … Read more

Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Since 1974, Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs.

America’s Promise

America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest network dedicated to creating an America where every young person has the chance to succeed and every adult the responsibility to make it happen.


AVID is a non-profit that partners with schools to close the achievement gap through college readiness, impacting over 1.2 million K-16 students nationwide.

Be The Change, Inc.

Be The Change, Inc. believes in a country where everyone has the chance to reach their potential and make a difference, and creates movements around our most pressing social challenges.

Between the Lines

Between the Lines is dedicated to enriching lives through the use of poetry therapy practices and programs including Partners in Rhyme, an intergenerational poetry program.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), in cities across the country. BBBS agencies support the Big, Little, and their family through the lifetime of the match.

Blessings in a Backpack

Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who would otherwise go hungry.


BookNook is a web application that syncs up to five devices of any kind so that groups can work together in a coordinated set of rigorous reading exercises Once online, groups access a library of algorithmically-recommended custom texts woven together with a structured curriculum and engaging educational games. BookNook also offers a host of customizable reporting features to provide real-time, actionable information to users and educators.

Boomerang Giving

Boomerang Giving is a national movement of older Americans strengthening communities by donating senior discounts. Their mobile app provides an easy way to direct discounts to nonprofits serving children.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a national organization inspiring and enabling young people in more than 4,100 Clubs nationwide, helps youth realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. BGCA seeks to connect encore talent with both volunteer and professional opportunities that will make a significant difference in the lives of young people.

Bridge Meadows

Bridge Meadows communities are intentional, intergenerational communities created to help foster children become adopted from foster care, support so that families thrive and meaning and purpose for elders.

Bridges Together Inc.

The mission of Bridges Together Inc. is to educate, empower and connect generations to transform lives today and tomorrow.

CASA of Los Angeles

CASA of Los Angeles mobilizes community volunteers to advocate for children who have experienced abuse and neglect.

Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers (CBSBB)

CBSBB is a mentoring organization and we match young people between the ages of 7-17 with adults (at least 21yrs of age) who are interested in guiding and opening their mentees up to new experiences and ideas, as well as being a positive and supportive role model.

Charter Substitute Teacher Network

CSTN was founded in 2011 by former teachers and recently recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30 Education. We have all taught in the classroom and have extensive experience with high-need student populations. We have served as teachers, administrators, guest teachers and more. Our ability to execute our mission allows us to work with a majority of the charters in Chicago, some of the highest performing networks in Denver, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Houston, and we’re expanding quickly.

Child & Family Service

Family-centered, full-service nonprofit dedicated to “strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children.” Through nearly 50 programs statewide, CFS works with those most in need – meeting them where they are, connecting them with the resources they need, and helping them envision and plan a future in which they can live successfully in the community.

ChopChop Kids

ChopChopKids’ mission is to inspire and teach children and families to cook and eat real food together, a vital step in resolving the obesity and hunger epidemics.

Cities of Service

Cities of Service is a national nonprofit organization that works with city leaders to tap the knowledge, creativity, and service of citizens to solve public problems together.

Citizen Schools

Citizen Schools equips young people with the skills, access, and beliefs they need to thrive as students and succeed as adults in the modern world.  We envision a world in which schools, companies and families partner to provide students with a set of real world learning experiences that set them on a path to college and career success.

City of San Jose

The City of San José encompasses 180.2 square miles at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay. San José’s central location between San Francisco and Monterey/Carmel makes the “Capital of Silicon Valley” a gateway to adventures throughout California. With a population of one million, San José is the 10th largest city in the nation.

Coaching Corps

Coaching Corps works to ensure that all kids – regardless of circumstance – get to reap the benefits of playing sports with a trained, caring coach.

Communities In Schools

The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Compeer of Greater Buffalo

Serving Buffalo and all of Erie County, the Compeer Program matches volunteers and mentors in one-to-one friendship and mentoring relationship with children, adults, seniors, and veterans striving for good mental health.

CORO Northern California

CORO’s leadership training brings diverse people together and equips them with skillsets and mindsets to solve complex problems for the common good.

Cricket Media®

Cricket Media® is committed to making and supporting collaborative learning experiences that build children’s confidence, creativity, and curiosity through high-quality age-appropriate content.

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

DC Tutoring & Mentoring Initiative

DCTMI is creating a public campaign to get a tutor or mentor for the 60,000+ DC students reading below grade level or with other academic or non-academic needs.


DOROT alleviates social isolation among the elderly and provides services to help them lives independently as valued members of the community.

EAH Housing

The mission of EAH Housing is to create community by developing, managing and promoting quality affordable housing.

Eastman Community Association

Eastman is a sustainable, intergenerational, recreational and residential community that offers an active, four-season lifestyle.

Encore Boston Network

A coalition of organizations and professionals dedicated to strengthening our communities by engaging the talents of adults 50+.

Encore Tampa Bay

Encore Tampa Bay provides a network of resources to help boomers discover and retool for their encore. As a nonprofit initiative of the Community Foundation, it is dedicated to connecting encore talent to the needs of the community.

EnCorps STEM Teachers

EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is a leading educator training and talent resource, transitioning STEM professionals into tutoring and teaching.

EngAGE, Inc.

EngAGE supports healthy aging through arts, wellness, lifelong learning, community building and intergenerational programs to affordable senior & multigenerational apartment communities.

Family Promise

Family Promise engages communities nationwide to help families experiencing homelessness and low-income families achieve sustainable independence.

Feeding America

The Feeding America nationwide network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs provides food and services to people in need.

First 5 Santa Clara

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, an organization that funds programs for children and their families, exists to ensure children are healthy and prepared for school.

First Book

First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need.

Fresh Artists

We empower vulnerable K-12 kids as philanthropists through their art.Scaled up,reproductions of their art grace walls of corporations in exchange for donations that purchase art supplies for under-resourced public schools.

Friends of the Children

Friends of the Children is a pioneering model for mentoring, providing a professional, salaried mentor for youth from troubled homes, selecting them in kindergarten, and commits to them for 12 1/2 years, no matter what.

Gateway to College National Network

GtCNN supports communities in building sustainable pathways for disconnected youth to a high school diploma and a meaningful college credential.

Gen2Gen Boston

In Boston, more than 50 organizations, leaders and advocates from various sectors have come together to advance the encore movement. We are dedicated to strengthening our communities by engaging the abundant talents of adults 50+. Our vision is that this will lead to a better life for people of all ages and generations.

Gen2Gen Los Angeles

Gen2Gen LA is a federation of leading Los Angeles youth development agencies and service organizations representing older adults who have a shared commitment to recruit and deploy older, wiser, and experienced adults to help them carry out their respective missions to benefit young, underserved children.

Gen2Gen San Jose

With Generation to Generation campaign, the city of San Jose seeks to set a new standard for community involvement, particularly among those 50 years and older — to engage these retiring residents in methods that help tackle the city’s toughest problems. The older generation will specifically help youth and children, promoting these services as a core part of what it means to be a citizen in the most innovative city in the world.

Gen2Gen Seattle

The Generation To Generation Seattle movement (Gen2Gen Seattle) mobilizes Adults age 50+ to improve the lives of young people in vulnerable situations, reinforcing the interdependence that exists between older and younger generations. The Seattle Gen2Gen movement focuses on education equity.

Generation Citizen

Generation Citizen works to ensure that every student in the U.S. receives an effective action civics education, providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens.

Generations Incorporated

Generations Incorporated strives to unite older adults and youth in partnership to strengthen individuals and communities.

Generations United

Generations United’s mission is to improve the lives of children, youth, and older adults through intergenerational collaboration, public policies and programs for the enduring benefit of all.

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face.

Gma Village

Gma Village connects low-income parents who need flexible and affordable child care with a community of vetted and trained grandmas to care for their children.

Grace Hill Settlement House

The mission of Grace Hill Settlement House is to provide opportunities for individuals, families, and communities to become stronger, healthier, and more self-reliant.


GrandInvolve seeks to increase the number of older adults who volunteer in a classroom at Fairfax County’s Title I Schools. Our Goal is to bring the GrandInvolve program into all 40 Title 1 Schools within 10 years.


When people, businesses and non-profits need help, we connect them with neighbors looking for flexible work and volunteer opportunities nearby.

Horizons for Homeless Children

Horizons for Homeless Children improves the lives of young children and their families experiencing homelessness in Massachusetts.

Horizons National

The Horizons network of high-quality, tuition-free, immersive academic and enrichment programs provides out-of-school-time supports for low-income children taking them from Pre-K through high school.

i.d.e.a Museum

The i.d.e.a. Museum offers exhibitions, programs, and activities for children ages 0 – 12 years and their families, to encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, and curiosity.

Independent Sector

Independent Sector is the only national membership organization that brings together a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations to advance the common good.

Inspiring Service

Our mission is to inspire and enable, people and organizations, to engage in volunteering that improves and strengthens their community, and themselves.

JCA Heyman Interages Center

JCA Interages provides the opportunity for older adult volunteer mentors and tutors to work with disadvantaged students to provide the skills for academic and social success.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Inspired by Jewish values of social justice, the Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) is dedicated to eliminating childhood illiteracy by mobilizing tutors, engaging parents and expanding home libraries to help underserved public school children throughout the Bay Area.


Help break the cycle of poverty, giving children the “jumpstart” they need in life as they go through early childhood.


KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America.

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to empowering people and communities to realize their full potential through the transformative wisdom and practice of yoga.

Leading for Children

Leading for Children is working in communities across the country to provide the best early learning experiences for young children while creating environments where educators thrive.

Mama Foundation for the Arts

Our mission at Mama Foundation for the Arts is to present, preserve, and promote the history and fundamentals of gospel, jazz, and R&B music for current and future generations. The Foundation has established a cultural space in Harlem where youth and adults have access to quality training and employment as performing artists at no cost. WE BELIEVE gospel music is the bedrock of all popular music birthed out of the American 20th Century landscape. As keepers of this legacy, it is our responsibility to nurture new voices in African-American culture through the development of viable platforms for artists to celebrate our musical heritage.

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership connects you to hundreds of quality mentoring opportunities in locations across the country through their national database — all you need is your zip code!

Metropolitan Family Service (MFS)

Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) is a nonprofit organization that helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity, and social isolation.

Minnesota Alliance With Youth

Since 1997, Minnesota Alliance With Youth has been working with young people, their schools and communities to ensure that innovative approaches inspire academic and civic engagement. The Alliance is an affiliate of the America’s Promise Alliance and is the statewide host and coordinator of the AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program. The AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program brings caring adults into schools and organizations serving students 6-10th grade. Service members will provide one-on-one support to students, both inside and outside of the classroom, to promote school engagement and encourage students to stay on track through high school graduation.

National 4-H Council

National 4-H Council’s mission is to increase investment and participation in high-quality 4 H programs to grow the next generation of young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime.

National Council of Jewish Women

Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

National Head Start Association

The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.

National Human Services Assembly

The National Human Services Assembly (the Assembly) is as association of 75+ of the largest national nonprofit orgs, focusing on strengthening the human service sector through shaping public dialogue, capacity building, collaboration, and improving nonprofit business practices.

National Network for Youth

The National Network for Youth (NN4Y) has been a public education and policy advocacy organization dedicated to the prevention and eradication of youth homelessness in America for over 40 years.

National Senior Corps Association

The National Senior Corps Association promotes, represents, advocates for, and enhances the power of Foster Grandparent, RSVP, and Senior Companion programs nationwide.

National Summer Learning Association

The National Summer Learning Association is the only nonprofit focused on closing the achivement gap through high quality summer learning for all young people.

NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers

NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers supports a national network of over 3,000 senior center professionals dedicated to helping older adults remain active, engaged and independent.


Nesterly connects households with spare space to younger people who are seeking a place to stay for longer than one month.

No Kid Hungry

No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength, and uses proven, practical solutions to end childhood hunger.

Northland Foundation

The Northland Foundation is a regional foundation serving the seven-county area of northeastern Minnesota.


We are a 152 year old nonprofit organization helping children, families and young adults who have faced some of life’s biggest challenges.

Parent-Child Home Program

The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) is an evidence-based early literacy, parenting, and school readiness model that addresses the achievement gap head-on by providing disconnected, low-income families with children 16 months – 4 years with the knowledge, skills, and tools they need to build school readiness where it begins: the home.

Peace First

Peace First believes in the power of young people to change the world–not someday in the future–right now.

Peacemaker Corps Association (PCA)

PCA teaches youth of the world to implement the mission of the United Nations promoting peace, tolerance and nonviolent conflict resolution.


Change school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day.

Points of Light

Points of Light — the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service — mobilizes millions of people to take action and change the world.

Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers

The Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Center aims to be a leading quality non-profit intergenerational preschool serving and acting on behalf of the needs rights & well-being of all young children and seniors while providing a developmentally appropriate and caring environment for them.

Raising a Reader

Raising A Reader is a national nonprofit that helps families with children aged birth to eight develop, practice, and maintain home literacy habits essential for school success.

Read to a Child

Read to a Child is a national literacy and mentoring non-profit that inspires caring adults to read aloud regularly to underserved children to create better opportunities for the child’s future.

Readers 2 Leaders

Readers 2 Leaders’ mission is to develop and grow the reading skills of underserved Dallas children ages 3-12 so that they succeed in school and graduate prepared to live productive lives.

Reading Is Fundamental

As the nation’s largest children’s literacy non-profit, Reading Is Fundamental maximizes every contribution we receive to ensure all children have the ability to read and succeed.

Reading Partners

Four out of five elementary students from low income families are reading below grade level. Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

Ready Readers

Ready Readers inspires preschool-age children from low-income communities to become readers.


ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches experienced professionals age 55+ (ReServists) with organizations that need their expertise.

Sages & Seekers

Sages & Seekers is an 8-Week Intergenerational Program designed to develop empathy and diminish ageism through the art of conversation.

San Francisco CASA

SF CASA matches young people in foster care with volunteer advocates, everyday citizens who champion the right to a happy and safe life.

San Francisco Village

San Francisco Village connects older San Franciscans to the community, programming and expertise they need to continue living lives of purpose and promise.

Sandy Hook Promise

Based in Newtown, Connecticut, our intent is to honor all victims of gun violence by turning our tragedy into a moment of transformation by providing programs and practices that protect children from gun violence.

School on Wheels Indianapolis

School on Wheels’ mission is to provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children impacted by homelessness. Our vision is to equip these children with the educational tools necessary to achieve success in life and break the cycle of homelessness. is a virtual pen network aiming to unite youth and seniors through Facetime and Skype. Forming online friendships helps shatter age stereotypes.

Senior Bees

Senior Bees provide intergenerational community education opportunities to help end ageism and assist others to “Age in Place, Gracefully.”

Service Year Alliance

Service Year Alliance is working to make a year of paid, full-time service — a service year — a common expectation and opportunity for all young Americans.

Shepherd’s Centers of America

SCA is focused on creating meaningful opportunities for service, lifelong learning, individual well-being and independent living designed by, with and for older adults.

Springboard Collaborative

Springboard Collaborative closes the reading achievement gap by coaching teachers, training family members, and cultivating reading habits so that our scholars have the requisite skills to access life opportunities.

STEP – Sharing Teens and Elders Project

STEP – Sharing Teens and Elders Project is a multi-generational program where teens and elders gather to change the social norm of aging through the art of conversation.

Strive for College

Strive is a free online community where aspiring college students connect with dedicated mentors to receive one-on-one guidance and support through the college admissions and financial aid application process.

Table Wisdom

We bring together mature adults and foreign borns for mentoring and conversational English sessions.

The Dayton Foundation

The Dayton Foundation is a community foundation that has been helping people help others locally and around the world since 1921.

The Oasis Institute

The Oasis Institute is a national nonprofit organization that promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement roles such as Intergenerational Tutoring.

The OpEd Project

Working with top universities, foundations, think tanks, nonprofits, corporations and community organizations, we scout and train under-represented experts to take thought leadership positions in their fields; we connect them with our national network of high-level media mentors; and we vet and channel the best new experts and ideas directly to media gatekeepers who need them, across all platforms.

The Viscardi Center

The Viscardi Center educates, employs and empowers children and adults with disabilities.


Thread engages underperforming high school students confronting significant barriers outside of the classroom by providing each one with a family of committed volunteers and increased access to community resources. We foster students’ academic advancement and personal growth into self-motivated, resilient, and responsible citizens.

Too Small to Fail

TSTF promotes the importance of early brain and language development and empowers parents with tools to talk, read, and sing with their young children.

Treehouse Foundation

Treehouse Foundation leads the Re-Envisioning Foster Care in America Movement. Its award winning intergenerational Treehouse Community model – where families adopting children & youth from foster care – is being replicated nationwide.


TurtleWise is an online community where members pay it forward, exchanging advice on several topics.

United Neighborhood Houses of New York

UNH is the membership organization of NYC settlement houses and community centers. UNH supports its 38 members through policy development, advocacy and capacity-building activities.

Up2Us Sports

Up2Us Sports inspires youth to achieve their potential by providing them coaches who are trained in positive youth development.

Village to Village Network

A national organization that collaborates to maximize the growth, impact and sustainability of individual Villages and the Village Movement.


VolunteerMatch is the web’s largest volunteer engagement network

West Las Vegas Head Start

We are a program that serves low income children from a small community in Las Vegas, New Mexico. We serve 140 Head Start children that range in ages from 3-5 years old. We also have an Early Head Start that serves 8, 0-12 month old, 8,12-24 month old, and 8, 24-36 year old children. We also work closely with HELP New Mexico which is a foster granparent program. The Foster grandparents are placed in the classrooms to spend time with our children.

WINGS for Kids

WINGS for Kids envisions a world where there is equity in academics, opportunity, and emotional well-being for all children regardless of socioeconomic status. Their mission is to equip at-risk kids with the social and emotional skills to succeed in school, stay in school, and thrive in life.

Year Up

Year Up provides young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

YES! Young Enough to Serve

Make life’s second half count! With help from all generations, YES! helps inspire adults over fifty to become more intentional in serving.

YMCA of Florida’s First Coast

The Y is a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

YMCA San Francisco

The YMCA of San Francisco is a charitable organization dedicated to the betterment of people in spirit, mind and body. We offer wellness and learning for all, from infants to seniors.

YouthBuild USA

In YouthBuild programs, young people work full-time toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills, developing as leaders, and serving their communities.

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