About US

The Urban Foundation

"We are an urban community organization that develops youth through collaboration with the goal of self-advocacy, reinvestment through innovation, financial training and life skills development."

Our Mission 

Our Values

Our Vision

" The Urban Foundation's Mission is to transform communities  through Collaboration, Research, and Self-Advocacy with young adults."

" To be the leading youth-serving organization where all youth are thriving with endless possibilities in Franklin County. "


Commitment to the Community - We are committed to ensuring that the youth are integrated into the fabric of the community in which they live, work, play and worship. Innovation & Creativity -We are committed to researching and developing programming that represents creative solutions to youth and young adult systemic problems. Fiscal Responsibility - Ensure that the financial resources are used for the best interest of the youth. Service to Youth and Young Adults - Providing support, mentoring, and guidance for all youth and young adults. Collaboration -To partner and collaborate with organizations that committed to being agents of change and aligns with the mission of The Urban Foundation. Excellence -We challenge ourselves to the highest level of learning and performance, tapping the best of the human spirit to create impact for youth and young adults.




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Invested in Youth and Communities in Columbus