Durham’s vibrant economy produces thousands of good-paying jobs each year, but as many as one in four of our young people are not prepared to compete for them.

Made in Durham is working to close this gap to provide better opportunities for our youth and develop a strong local talent pipeline for Durham businesses.

Through robust partnerships, we align business, education, government, youth-serving nonprofits and young people to create a more equitable education-to-career pipeline in Durham. Together we can ensure all youth who are “made in Durham” will gain meaningful employment by age 25.


Please join our community of investors and give generously to strengthen our community and ensure that all young people who are “made in Durham” have the opportunity to succeed!

Made in Durham is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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Our current donors:

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Capitol Broadcasting Company
City of Durham
Durham County
FHI 360
Oak Foundation
United Way of the Greater Triangle
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation


Casey Steinbacher Executive Director 919.627.6419



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Made in Durham is a community partnership of educators, business, government, youth-serving nonprofits and young people mobilized around a shared vision that all of Durham’s youth will complete high school and a post-secondary credential and begin a rewarding career by the age of 25.
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