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We really appreciate your kind donation. Your support will help us:

  • raise the geographical accessibility to the YouthBank model

  • grow the YouthBank network

  • establish long-lasting partnerships

  • develop international funding platform for young people`s grant making practices 

Our Vision

Our vision is to live in a world where all young people lead change and make difference in their communities.

Communities and neighbourhoods in every country where young people make decisions of economic and social significance.

We believe in this world. We believe in change.

Our Mission

Our mission is to work with worldwide organisations who want to give young people authentic leadership, decision-making and community-building opportunities while growing the network and supporting young people through grant-making. We have developed a framework, training and resources that enable organisations to provide necessary support with confidence and integrity.

YouthBank International seeks to build an ecosystem of individuals, organisations and businesses that share our values and our aim of bringing decision making opportunities to young people.

Meet the Team


Vernon Ringland
YouthBank International Founder

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Helena Habdija
YouthBank Network Development Consultant

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Katja Palaic
Marketing & Communications Consultant

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Peter Little
Business Model Strategy Consultant

YouthBank International Board


Norman Leet

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Lisa Rose

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Edel Ryder

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Navjyot Johal

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