"Coleman Young was one of the greatest mayors our country has known. With compassion and vision, he provided the leadership that lifted Detroit from a climate of unprecedented violence to one of hope and greater prosperity." - Former President Jimmy Carter

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CAYF Trustees: (L) Tiffany Curry, (President) Marvin Beatty, Shirley Stancato

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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Some of our scholarship recipients hard at work

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Coleman A. Young's 90th Celebration (Fundraiser).

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2011 CAYF New Scholarship Recipients - Group Photo

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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RSP 2010 High School Graduates Group Photo

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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RSP Group Photo

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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CAYF Trustees & 2010 Detroit Educator of the Year

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90th Celebration (Group Photo).

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The RSP kids in action on the low ropes course

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CAYF College Graduates 2010 Group Photo

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2009 Scholarship Awards Program

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2010 CAYF New Scholarship Recipients - Group Photo

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REAL Skills Program Participants

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2010 (Trustees)

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CAYF Current Scholars & RSP Participants 2010

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Annual Awards Program 2011

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Annual Awards Program 2010

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Coleman A. Young Foundation

Coleman A. Young was the Mayor of Detroit for two decades. He established the Coleman A. Young Foundation (CAYF) in 1982. The Mayor left office in 1993. He died four years later. CAYF is a living legacy of the late Mayor's lifetime of work. All of the assets that he earned were left to the Foundation to provide opportunities for future generations in the city that was his life.

Since 1986, the Foundation has awarded more than four million dollars to more than four hundred students.

The mission of CAYF is to develop leadership among youth through college scholarships, mentoring and other supports for personal growth and development.

Latest CAYF News

SAVE THE DATE: 2014 Coleman A. Young Foundation Annual Awards Experience : Foundation Wide

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posted March 21, 2014 at 3:00pm

SAVE THE DATE: 2014 Coleman A. Young Foundation Annual Awards Experience

2014 Coleman A. Young Foundation Scholarship Application Extended to March 12, 2014 : Foundation Wide

posted March 6, 2014 at 9:00pm

Coleman A. Young Foundation has extended the deadline for DAPCEP participants who are applying for the DTE Foundation scholarship to March 12, 2014! Applications must be postmarked by this date, or delivered by hand to 2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 600, Det

Skillman Legacy Scholarship Application : Foundation Wide

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posted January 31, 2014 at 1:00am

The Skillman Foundation, in partnership with the Coleman A. Young Foundation, will award 10 scholarships up to $10,OOO each to 10 promising Detroit youth.

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