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About Us

We give youths limitless opportunities for them to learn, grow, and innovate.

We believe all young people deserve access to quality education and opportunities to reach their full potential. We aim to fund programs and research that will improve educational outcomes and quality of life for youths.

Through community partnerships, advocacy, and strategic philanthropy, the Katija Neuber Fund strives to create meaningful change in the lives of young people today to build a more just, inclusive and promising tomorrow.

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Our Vision

A society that embraces and encourages the power of change for youths and provides the support and resources needed for all youth to thrive.

Our Mission

Provide quality resources, grants, and support programs that provide youths opportunities to learn more about the issues around their local communities and the wider world, and encourage youths to use social entrepreneurship to solve such issues.

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Our Strategic Partnership With the DMUN Foundation

A partner, collaborator, visionary, and a innovator.

The Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund is a member organisation of the DMUN Foundation, an umbrella organisation that aids us with our advocacy in intergovernmental proceedings, marketing, fundraising and grant provisions.

Aside from its independent grant-giving programs, the Fund manages the finances of the DMUN Foundation, operating the permanent endowment of the Foundation, granting financial resources for programs, and fundraising/donor outreach on behalf of the Foundation.

Per the Fund’s agreement with the DMUN Foundation, the Fund’s primary decision-making mechanism is the Board of the Trustees of the DMUN Foundation. The Fund reserves the right to nominate 3 members to the Board of Trustees as part of this agreement.

In addition, the Fund is represented in intergovernmental conferences and other events by the DMUN Foundation, and is registered as a charity with the other member organisations as the DMUN Foundation, collectively, to the Government of the Republic of Korea.

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Values and Ethics

We want to do business the right way, every step of the path.

Upholding principles of transparency and accountability, we ensure that donations are utilized effectively, with regular reporting and ethical management.

In addition, no donors receive any sort of right to influence the decisions of the Fund or the Foundation. This means that we can operate independently, without external pressures that might hinder us from our core values.

All corporate and entity donors are carefully vetted to ensure that the funds and resources provided to the Fund come from legal sources that abide by all respective national and international regulations.

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Give, Volunteer, or Fundraise.

Making a difference is a collective effort, and there are many ways you can contribute to our mission of empowering youth and driving positive change.

Contact Us

+82 - 10 - 5696 - 8302

The Fund has flexible work hours.

If you are not able to reach us by phone, please email us, and we will respond within 7 business days.

Visit Us

4th Floor, Suite 024,

Dabok-Building, 12 Gangnamdaero 156-gil,

Gangnam-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City,

Republic of Korea

By appointment only

Katija Hyoungjoo Neber Fund is a associated organisation of the DMUN Foundation, collectively referred as “The Foundation” here after, (Registered Charity 790-80-02573, Republic of Korea), the umbrella organisation for Discover Model United Nations, Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund, and YouthCubed.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Foundation strictly prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment, or unfair treatment based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

For Foreign Donors

Donors who have foreign citizenship or registered in a foreign country (for entities) may be subject to local regulations that may prohibit them from receiving tax exemptions from donations to a foreign non-profit entity or being able to contribute at all. Please check local regulations on contributing to a foreign non-profit entity prior to contributing to the Foundation.

Important Notice for All Donors

The Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund is a non-profit philanthropic fund. This means that this fund does not generate profit to be returned to its investors, but to be used for public good. The fund has no legal obligation to reimburse or return any portion of any donated funds, securities, assets, or other items.

The Katija Neuber Fund, its affiliates, and its associates do not provide financial, legal, tax, or accounting advice. You should consult your legal, financial and/or tax advisors before making any financial decisions, including donations to non-profits.

Declaration on Political Independence and Neutrality

The Foundation does not accept donations or contributions from any governments or entities owned by a government due to its policy on political neutrality. No donor, regardless of individual or entity, or amount contributed has the right to influence the Foundation’s decisions or any part of its operations.

Statements included in this website may not reflect the Foundation’s opinions on such matters, but opinions of certain members of the Foundation. An opinion that reflects the whole of the Foundation or its associated member organizations will be expectedly indicated and stated.

The Foundation reserves the right to refuse donations, contributions, or partnership offers if the Foundation determines the provided contributions/donations to be from illegal, unethical, or immoral sources.

Communications Disclaimer

In all emails of The Foundation, TLS, a standard encryption protocol for emails, is used. These emails can include your personal, confidential or other sensitive information (“Private Information”). If you or your entity does not utilise TLS, there is a greater risk of unauthorised disclosure of Private Information, which The Foundation does not hold responsibility of.

Notice on Grant Provisions

The DMUN Foundation, and its constituent organisations including the Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund is registered as a non-profit government to the Republic of Korea.

The DMUN Foundation reserves the right to review a gift request/fundraiser request/volunteer application, and if required, withhold or cancel the gift/fundraiser/volunteer application if the individual or entity has: gained the funds/resources for the gift in unlawful, immoral or unethical ways, are not legally allowed to provide a gift to a foreign non-profit organisation, are prohibited under the Inter-Korea Cooperation Act or other relevant regulations from the Republic of Korea, included in the United Nations Security Council Consolidated List, or prohibited from contributing to The Foundation through a resolution from the Board of Trustees.

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