Young Playwrights' Theater inspires young people to realize the power of their own voices.

Our Fall 2017 Campaign! What's in your toolbox?

"If I could make one positive change in the world,
I would make sure all kids in the world get a chance to work with YPT.
- Tomii, 2017 Young Playwrights' Theater Featured Playwright

Every year, Young Playwrights' Theater (YPT) equips hundreds of students like Tomii with foundational skills in literacy, writing, creativity and self-expression. We provide a platform for young people to put their dreams down on paper, to imagine themselves in others' shoes and to take ownership of their educations, their choices and their futures.

Providing our young people with this diverse toolbox is vital. Academic tools may get a student to college. But social and emotional tools like self-confidence, resilience, creative problem-solving and empathy are what help a student survive their life.

Because when a young person learns the power of their voice, they create a lifelong foundation on which to build their future.

But our students don't build their foundations alone; every YPT donor provides an essential tool for their work.

Please support Young Playwrights' Theater today with a tax-deductible donation

By making a gift to YPT, you will give our students the tools they need to succeed in school and beyond. Together, we can build a brighter future for our students, our city and our nation. 

Which tools will you use to support YPT? Learn more about ways to give to YPT!


There are many ways to contribute to the success of Young Playwrights’ Theater and its students. 

No matter how you give, your support will help us build a better future for young people whose voices have the potential to change the world.

Learn more about ways to give!



Support YPT Today!

Build the life-long foundation for thousands of YPT 

students with your generous and tax-deductible financial support today! Send your donation in the enclosed envelope or donate online at

More Ways to Give!

Join YPT Builders

Join the growing number of recurring donors giving monthly through an automatic online donation of $10 or more! Quick, easy and you never have to think about it again; visit

Double Your Gift

Double your gift instantly by submitting your YPT 

donation for a match through your company’s matching gift or employee giving program!

Contribute through the Catalogue

Donate online to YPT through the Catalogue for 

Philanthropy, our long-time partner that celebrates our area’s best nonprofit organizations, by visiting!

Donate Gifts of Stock

Support YPT students through donations of stock, kindly processed by our partner, the Catalogue for Philanthropy (call Jessica at 202-387-9173 for full information and process.)

Employee Giving Programs

For federal and DC government employees, you can 

support YPT through the Combined Federal 

Campaign (CFC #64148) and the DC One Fund 

(One Fund #8499)!


For more information about ways to support YPT, please contact Jessica Wisser, YPT Development Director, at or call 202-387-9173.