Young People Matter (YPM)

Young People Matter (YPM)

4315 Cowan Road
Tucker, GA 30084

Charles Lipede
Fiscal Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2007
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2011
Number of sponsored projects: 1

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
18% of all funds for administrative costs. $100 registration fee.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Geographic: Must provide services to Atlanta metro area

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Office space: we rent space to start-ups; additional fees
  • Receiving property and stock donations

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model A, Direct Project

Organization description:
Young People Matter’s mission is to develop, implement and provide programs that have a positive impact on youth ages 10 to 24 and their families who live in the greater metropolitan Atlanta area.