Portland YouthBuilders


PYB's mission is to support young people who are committed to changing their lives and becoming self-sufficient, contributing members of the workforce and community.

Bottom Line for Portland

PYB has helped thousands of young Portlanders over our 27 year history. Donations to PYB help over 200 young people and their families stop the progression of generational poverty every year. Our students emerge from PYB with a high school education, a significant reduction or elimination of personal barriers, and an excellent career path in construction or technology. 


“I’ve never had so much support in my life. The staff here at PYB have shown me the path to a career and stability. It’s amazing.” - PYB Graduate

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Communities are strengthened when diversity is honored. We have worked for equity within PYB for years, and there is so much more to do. We strive – as individuals and as an organization – to work toward dismantling systemic and institutional racism in our organization, in our personal interactions, in our decision-making, and beyond. Diversifying the workforce by creating important career opportunities for low-income, LGBTQ+, and BIPOC youth is foundational to our mission.


We are excited to announce that Fortis Construction will match the first $10,000 in donations made to PYB through the Give!Guide!


Thank you to our longtime partners at Fortis Construction for supporting PYB's Give!Guide campaign this year! 

$28,808 raised of $30,000 goal
186 donations
96% of Goal

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Year Founded: 1995

Tax ID: 943123483

Portland YouthBuilders is in the Education category which is sponsored by Bank of America.

They're a medium-sized organization with activities in Clackamas Co., Multnomah Co. and Washington Co.

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