Paying it Forward and Giving Back in your community can help out everyone live a better life. Project Pay It Forward is dedicated to helping achieve this.

HOW TO HELP              GIVE BACK  

It doesn't cost anything but a few minutes out of your day!

Project Pay it Forward fosters positive youth development and encourages youth to pay it forward in their communities, which helps youth develop a greater sense of community and belonging, and raise their self-esteem and feelings of self-worth. Project Pay it Forward is a program of Student Body of America Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization operated for educational purposes.


Grants are provided to students, educators and youth organizations to reward and empower youth to pay it forward.

Junior Council

The Junior Council is a group of young professionals and college students between the ages of 18-29 who dedicate their lives to paying it forward in NYC.

Corporate Mentorship Program

Participate in our Corporate Mentorship program, where you and your business can help give back to the youth and community.

About Us

Project Pay It Forward is a program of Student Body of America Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to support children and education.

PIFA Awards

The PIFA Awards recognize and honor outstanding individuals who have dedicated their lives to paying it forward, celebrate paying it forward, and inspire others to take action.

Give Back

Paying it forward doesn't have to cost money. Your time and simply spending a few moments per day is just as valuable. See how you can help others by doing what you already do every day.


Our Supporters

  • Smartpress
  • C&S Wholesale Grocers Corporate Giving
  • The Robbins - de Beaumont Foundation
  • Heinemann
  • Change Happens Foundation
  • Enterprise Holdings Foundation
  • Office Depot Foundation
  • Pizza Hut
  • Big Island Candies
  • Google
  • YouTube
  • Seagate
  • Adobe
  • Norton
  • Quickbooks
  • PR Newswire