New Pathways for Youth Receives $11,500 Grant from U.S. Bank Foundation

The grant will support the Workforce Development Program for almost 400 Phoenix Youth.

Phoenix, AZ (June 17, 2024)New Pathways for Youth, a nonprofit organization that is transforming the lives of youth by providing the support, stability, and skills they need to flourish in the community and in their families, announced it has received a $11,500 grant from the U.S. Bank Foundation.

 “US Bank has been a longtime partner of New Pathways for Youth. They have supported our programs and services in a variety of ways, including providing financial assistance, volunteers, board and advisory members.

They understandthatcreating equitable opportunities for our youth requires resources, and we appreciate the support from the U.S. Bank Foundation, which helps us continue to build and expand the innovative programs we’re proud to offer,” said Dr. Karen D. Johnson President & CEO

New Pathways for Youth aims to support their beneficiaries with Workforce Development Programming for nearly400 Phoenix youth. Program goals include guiding youth in applying for college, scholarships, and job applications, connecting youth to internship and employment opportunities and career exploration, providing case management specific to college or career goals, and offering referrals related to post-secondary education.

“Supporting the development of Phoenix youth to become thriving and dynamic individuals and, in most cases, first-generation college level achievers, is an investment in today and our future. We’re proud to work with organizations like New Pathways for Youth to help our youth find pathways to higher education and build thriving communities,” said Arturo Pérez, community affairs manager at U.S. Bank.

U.S. Bank is committed to powering human potential and creating lasting change in communities. The bank does this through the Community Possible platform, including philanthropy, community investments and team member volunteerism.