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The Obama Foundation supports future change-makers with scholarships, mentorship, global leader connections, and engaging college students in 
community activities.


Your support turns hope into action

Donate to the Barack Obama Foundation to inspire, empower, and connect the next generation to change their world.

The Barack Obama Foundation is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN 46-4950751).

Empower the next generation of change.

Every day, the Obama Foundation empowers people to turn hope into action and positively change their world. Through our leadership programs and scholarships, we're training the next generation of changemakers. 

Through the Girls Opportunity Alliance, we're working to make sure that girls everywhere can have the same chances to pursue their dreams through education. And, through My Brother's Keeper Alliance, we're creating safe and supportive communities where boys and young men of color can find clear opportunities for success. 

Soon, these programs will have a permanent home at the Obama Presidential Center—a hub on the South Side of Chicago for program participants and visitors alike from around the globe. When the doors open, people will be able to learn about the Obamas’ story and be inspired to bring change home to their own communities.
Join us in this important work with your gift today!

  • 152

    countries and territories represented in our global network

  • 850

    leaders in our growing network of program alumni

  • 350k

    individuals reached through our programs like the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

Barack Obama stands at a podium, mouth open and hand raised in a pointing motion. A teleprompter can be seen in front of him.

I’m asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change, but in yours.”

President Obama

How Your Donation Is Used

The Obama Foundation has set an ambitious goal of raising $1.6 billion to inspire, empower, and connect the next generation of leaders. With your support, we will:

  • Build and open the Obama Presidential Center on the South Side of Chicago.

  • Inspire emerging leaders from around the world.

  • Support young people through the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance and the Girls Opportunity Alliance. 

  • Create an endowment for the future of the Obama Foundation’s work.

President Barack Obama greets a group of students at Everglades National Park, Fla., on Earth Day, April 22, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Sustaining, ongoing monthly donors create a steady, reliable funding stream for Obama Foundation initiatives that inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world.

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