To effectuate positive change in the lives of youth, particularly those in underserved communities.  The charity provides resources, innovative opportunities, and experiences that will help youth succeed in life and become contributing members of their communities.


The Foundation aims to be a world-class organization that is positioned  as a leader in having a positive, and lasting impact in the lives of youth it serves in communities of New Jersey, Louisiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Core Values

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation's work is guided by core values of 




Fiscal Accountability


The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation is making an investment in our young people in the four (4) states of NJ, LA, OH and PA in which we have an imprint.  

We look forward to building on the momentum created with the guiding mission of Project REWARDS (Reinforcing Education with Activities, Recreation and Developmental Supports).  

Together, we can do more.  We encourage you to join in our efforts of positively impacting the lives of our young people.


We are pleased to share with you our 2018 Year In Review. Your generous contributions made the work we do possible and we couldn't have done it without your support!

Our hope is that this document highlights the impact of your generosity and commitment to providing youth residing in some of our most vulnerable communities with the tools, resources, and educational opportunities they need to achieve their full potential.  We invite you to reflect and celebrate these accomplishments with us. We look forward to your support in 2019 as we continue on our mission. Through our efforts and your contributions we hope to continue to shine a light on the promise and potential of our future leaders. Thank you once again for your kindness.

Gwendolyn V. Jenkins

President, The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation

2018 Year In review