Do you want to get involved?

Coach Thomas Youth Development is an organisation run by volunteers. If you like to engage with us and get involved the options are plenty. We rely on motivated and dedicated individuals who pitch in whatever they can, to educate our kids of today to shape the world of tomorrow. In case you would join our team, even from abroad, contact us directly and if you like to support us with financials, please follow the following instructions. 

Via direct deposit 

Type: Gold Business Account
Account Status: New Account 
Branch Name: Long Beach
Branch Code: 260300
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ
Account number: 63016744955

Via Paypal

Via direct deposit from Germany documented by a donation receipt

Donation account:

Freunde der Erziehungskunst e.V.

IBAN: DE47 4306 0967 0013 0420 10 | BIC: GENODEM1GLS



Reference: CTYD + [your address for the donation receipt]

The details in the reference are important for the correct booking of the donation. Donations received without an intended purpose will be credited to the International Relief Fund, which supports Waldorf schools / organizations worldwide.


Online donations at:

What happens with your donation?

The Friends of Waldorf Education use your donation for Coach Thomas Youth Development and forward 90% of it to the project. We use the retained 10% to offset some of our operating costs.  


Recurring donations:

We would be delighted if you would like to support Coach Thomas Youth Development regularly with an amoung of your choosing. In this case, The Friends of Waldorf Education would appreciate if you could issue a SEPA direct debit mandate, which can be revoked at any time without notice. The donations will be debited from your account at the beginning of each month. With the SEPA direct debit mandate, you help to significantly reduce the work involved in the admin of your donation.

Donation receipts:

You will of course receive a donation receipt for submission to the tax office ( in Germany only!) . Donation receipts for one-off donations are shipped approximately quarterly; long-term donors receive a collective confirmation (around the beginning of February of the following year)


What happens to the donor addresses?

The Friends of Waldorf Education use the addresses to send out donation receipts and newsletters. We also receive your address so that we can send you reports. For data protection reasons, we do not pass them on to other third parties.