Jason Barbour, Director of Development
Jason Barbour is the director of development at Young America’s Foundation. In this leadership role, Jason helps individuals achieve their philanthropic goals of conveying the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values to our nation’s youth.
In 2000, Jason joined the Young America’s Foundation leadership team as the director of donor relations at the Foundation’s National Headquarters in Herndon, Virginia. After a year of coordinating events and visiting supporters around the country, Jason transferred to Santa Barbara, California to serve at the Reagan Ranch as the national director of development.
For nearly five years, Jason hosted hundreds of supporters for private visits to the Reagan Ranch, worked closely on the acquisition and construction of the Reagan Ranch Center, and coordinated the successful President Club Weekends and Rawhide Circle Retreats at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill, Winston Churchill’s Chartwell, and Ronald Reagan’s Rancho del Cielo.
In September 2005, Jason transitioned to a new assignment with Young America’s Foundation. Based back in his home state of North Carolina, he heads the regional efforts serving as the liaison to Young America’s Foundation supporters.
Jason is an alumnus of the Foundation’s 1994 National Conservative Student Conference and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1997. Prior to joining Young America’s Foundation, Jason served as the director of donor relations at the Leadership Institute.