through your support we’re going to change our community

Dare to be Youth Charity (DTBY) supports leadership development opportunities and initiatives that build, empower, and inspire transformation and resilience in our students. Our long-term goal is to see businesses and people within our community continue to be engaged and contribute so that we can sustain giving in an even bigger way.

our Youth Inspire Series Partner

We are happy to announce RBC as our official Youth Inspire Series Partner.

Visit the YICD 2023 for updates on this years event being held on November 5th at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

Our ​​Online learning platform partner

A grant from Ontario Trillium Foundation enabled DTBY to implement the technology to offer a series of online courses and programs to youth across Ontario. This Enhance Your Finance course is just the beginning, and we are excited to use this as a launchpad for several more programs for youth in the near future.

our community equity and inclusion strategy partner

A grant from the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund (CSRF) enabled DTBY to onboard an equity and inclusion consultant to evaluate DTBY’s program curriculum and lead the development of a new series of programs designed to engage youth in conversations around racism and allyship. This will will support DTBY’s efforts to modernize and adapt to community needs by ensuring our programs are inclusive and representative of the communities we serve.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Partner

As a part of our ongoing partnership with Mending the Chasm, we continue our work to build our team’s muscle and practice to be a more inclusive and equitable organization, and exploring ways that we can continue to support youth in our community.

NFP commUNITY partners

DTBY is committed to working with community partners to reach students from underrepresented populations, and we have adapted our programming to focus on the needs of these populations.

thank you to our 2023 change partners

DTBY 2023 in kind sponsors

a special thanks to our private donors

  • Carolyn and Tony Hidalgo & Family
  • Donald Belovich
Youth Inspire Community Day helps us understand that there are people out there who have been through some of the same things as us and didn’t give up. Some changed themselves while others tried harder to become better. The event helped me connect to the speakers and feel motivated to try my best and and persevere.
People of all ages can make change if they want to.
Youth inspire day is so beneficial for the youth and I wish everyone got the opportunity to participate. I’ve learned a lot from the event and will definitely be putting some of the information to use.

are you ready to become a partner for change?