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Youth Philanthropy Initiative is a student-led program that gives a diverse group of Tulsa teens seed money and the task of making a difference in the teen community. Through the program, participants experience what it means to be a grantmaker, change-agent, and leader.
James Leighton Avery, son of Cyrus Avery, graduated from Tulsa's Central High School in 1921. The caption accompanying his senior photograph reads, "Page the debater. Here we have him. In the winter he is a most polished 'city-slicker.' In the summer he changes to agriculturist on his own farm. Distinguishing trait--Oratory. Pet peeve--Spelling. Disposition--Obliging."
One Today, a new Android app from Google for Nonprofits, is designed to engage users with a different nonprofit every day and encourage them to donate one dollar daily. Featured nonprofits are selected from organizations enrolled in the Google for Nonprofits Program, which offers free and low-cost data tools to member nonprofit organizations.