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Our Mission

The Katija Neuber Fund is a non-profit organization founded by youth with a mission to empower young people by investing in their education, supporting cerebral palsy research, and raising awareness about neurodiversity.

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, health, and quality of life for youth and individuals with cerebral palsy or other neurological conditions.

Our vision is a society that embraces neurodiversity and provides the support and resources needed for all youth to thrive. 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.

Reaffirming the right to education and its fundamental contribution to the achievement of peace and security...

- United Nations Security Council Resolution S/RES/2601 (2021)
Disabled persons have the inherent right to respect for their human dignity...

- United Nations General Assembly Resolution
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About Us

Our Story

The Katija Neuber Fund was established in late 2022 by a group of high school students who wanted to make a difference in the lives of other young people by our Founder & Managing Director, Jaewon Choi. The fund was named after Katija Neuber, the beloved cousin of the Managing Director.

From a young age, Katija was diagnosed with cerebral palsy which made movements difficult. But Katija never let the condition stop her from pursuing her passions. She loved learning, reading, and spending time with her cousins. Katija taught them so much about perseverance, compassion, and living life to the fullest.

We started the Katija Neuber Fund to provide scholarships for youth programs, support cerebral palsy research, and promote neurodiversity awareness. We aim to aid people like Katija, and youths across the world through our investments and grants.

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Jaewon Choi

Founder & Managing Director, Katija Neuber Fund

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About Us

Letter from the Managing Director

Welcome to the Katija Neuber Fund!

We are thrilled you have found our organization and are interested in learning more about our mission to support youth in reaching their full potential.

The Katija Neuber Fund was created in 2022 by myself and other bright students who wanted to empower other young people in their community, especially those with disabilities like our namesake Katija who has cerebral palsy.

On our website you can read Katija's inspiring story, meet our team, and find out about upcoming opportunities. We highlight the youth grant programs for making a difference as well as opportunities to get involved through volunteering, donating, or applying for a scholarship. 

You can also learn about our partnerships, sponsors, and impactful investments.

Our organization was founded on the belief that all youth deserve access to resources and support to pursue their dreams. We carry out Katija's legacy of hope and empowerment every day. And we could not do it without support from people like you.

We invite you to explore the site and consider joining us on our mission. Please reach out with any questions. Thank you for visiting and for your interest in the Katija Neuber Fund!

With gratitude,

Jaewon Choi,

Founder & Managing Director, 

Katija Neuber Fund