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Co-Founder & CFO: Reid Cox


iFoster’s mission is to ensure that every child growing up outside of their biological home has the resources and opportunities they need to become successful.

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We know you care about where your money goes and how it is used. Connect with this organization’s leadership in order to begin to build this important relationship. Your email will be sent directly to this organization’s Director of Development and/or Executive Director.

I don’t necessarily have a family, but iFoster and TAY AmeriCorps are like a big family to me. They are very supportive, so I’ve learned how to be very supportive to my fosters [peers]. I just feel like I’ve learned to be a better Kristen.
Kristen, foster youth,
iFoster TAY AmeriCorps Member

Give Foster Youth the Gift of Connectivity Through Technology

A donation of any amount will contribute to the iFoster Hope Fund, which provides life-changing resources and emergency funds to foster youth in need.

A donation of $350 will provide a youth a new laptop with donated software that will keep them connected, safe and productive.

A donation of $1,000 will provide a youth with job training and employment opportunities with iFoster’s employer partners, forever changing the trajectory of their life.

If you, or someone you know, are raising a child in place of their biological parents, please join us for free at

Key Supporters

White House Office of Social Innovation
Congressional Angels in Adoption
AARP Purpose Prize
Echoing Green
America’s Promise Alliance
California Public Utilities Commission
Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)
California Welfare Directors Association (CWDA)
Corporation for National and Community Service AmeriCorps
Aetna Better Health
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Walter S. Johnson Foundation
The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation
Schultz Family Foundation
The Aspen Institute
Stand Together Foundation
Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation Albertsons Company Foundation
California Dept of Social Services