Cary Center Multigenerational Initiatives


The Women’s Philanthropy Board is the flagship program of the Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies.
Its mission is to inspire, educate and enable individuals to develop their full leadership potential, achieve independence as financial decision-makers and donors, and serve as mentors for future philanthropists.
WPB also practices collective philanthropy through its support of student scholarships and programmatic grants to the College of Human Sciences.


Volunteers in Philanthropy encourages, supports, and enhances volunteerism through leadership education and community service. The VIP empowers college-aged participants to make a positive impact by educating them in volunteerism, philanthropy, and nonprofit organizations.
The Student Philanthropy Board encourages, supports and empowers college students to reach their full potential and make a lasting impact through service learning opportunities.
The Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies Minor educates undergraduate students as participants in philanthropy and leaders empowered in the nonprofit process. Philanthropy and Nonprofit Minor students become competitive candidates for careers and graduate education in nonprofit studies.


Camp iCare educates, enables and empowers youth ages 6-12 to make a difference in the world by developing their full leadership potential, learning to be money smart, and growing as philanthropists.
REAL Cents REAL Change educates, enables and empowers youth ages 13-18 to develop their full leadership potential, achieve independence as financial decision-makers, and participate in philanthropy.