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UWYV is independently funded and relies on the support of organizations and community members like you. Your support is critical to enabling continued efforts to cultivate social innovation and youth leadership development in North Central Massachusetts.

Here’s how you can help:


  • Fuel new team launches with up to $1,000 in seed funding for sustainable Venture plans.
  • Support UWYV program expansion into underserved NCM communities and schools.
  • Bring social entrepreneurship and experiential learning to the classroom through curriculum integration.


  • Volunteer to serve as a panelist.
  • Mentor a Venture Team as an Ally or Technical Ally, a non-controlling adult advisor.
  • Help with a Venture-sponsored community event or project.


  • Find all of your needs from shirts to hats to water bottles at our UWYV store where you can get them for a great price! Click here to be directed to the store website.