YEA! teaches students to become young entrepreneurs by offering them the opportunity to write a business plan, pitch to potential investors, obtain funding, and launch their REAL company or social movement. No business experience is needed – just creativity, enthusiasm, and dedication.
“It’s wonderful to watch and help young people transform their ideas into tangible enterprises.”
YEA! Philadelphia helps middle school and high school students take their entrepreneurial skills to a new level in a year-long academic program that gives students project-based, hands-on, experiential education. Below are some highlights of the program.
100% of YEA! Philadelphia students graduate from high school on time and go to college
49% of YEA! students are first generation Americans
57% of YEA! students are under-represented minorities
25% of YEA! students were eligible or received scholarships based on financial needs
We have partnered with The Foundation for Delaware County as our fiscal sponsor. The Foundation for Delaware County is a community foundation and 501(c)(3) organization. The foundation’s fiscal sponsorship provides YEA! administrative services, oversight, financial responsibility for the activities of YEA!, and makes your donation tax-deductible.