City Scholars® Foundation trains non-profit executives to lead more effective organizations, which help millions of low-income youth in high-need, urban communities stay in school, out of trouble and on track to a brighter future.

City Scholars Foundation

As demand increases and resources shrink, non-profit executives need more than a heart for helping kids to keep the lights on and the doors open. They need exactly the practical business and leadership training our City Scholars® LEADERSHIP Academy offers tuition-free.

Powered by our City Scholars® LEADERSHIP ESSENTIALS and executive volunteers who contribute over 600 hours/year, our City Scholars® LEADERSHIP Academy helps both emerging leaders and seasoned veterans build the confidence and skills they need to lead their non-profit organizations from survival to success to significance.


 INVEST in LEADERSHIP and help thousands of low-income youth achieve against the odds