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At a Glance

Things I Can Help You With:

The Youth Grantmakers’ Summer Leadership Conference and MCFYP's social media channels.


I currently attend Central Michigan University, where I am majoring in Public and Nonprofit Administration and minoring in both Leadership and Communication. I am passionate about advocacy and look forward to building a career in the nonprofit sector.

Get to know Emma

Describe what you do in your role.

I connect with members of the Michigan Community Foundations Youth Project (MCFYP) and CMF members who are engaged with youth philanthropy to support youth grantmakers throughout the state. I help to plan the Youth Grantmakers Summer Leadership Conference and I also help to manage the MCFYP social media platforms.  

What do you enjoy the most about your work?

The ability to build connections and create relationships in a space where individuals are passionate about similar areas. 

What are the causes you’re most passionate about?

I am really passionate about child advocacy and human trafficking prevention.

What inspires, challenges or motivates you? 

Learning and watching myself grow is a great motivator for me, especially when it is a challenge that will push me outside my comfort zone.

What do you love about Michigan? 

I love the differences in the environment depending on where you are within the state. It’s always awesome to get a change in scenery and the nature we’re lucky to have and explore here.

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