What We Do


To advance the international collaboration of young neuroscientists from all backgrounds by educating them about the brain and inspiring them to fight neurological diseases.

Programs and Initiatives


We collaborate with our partners on various projects, programs, and initiatives. If your organization is interested in partnering with the IYNA, please email us at partnerships@youthneuro.org or file a support ticket.


At the IYNA, we firmly believe that full transparency is the best way for nonprofits to operate. Therefore, we strive to be as open as possible about our operations, providing a variety of financial and legal documents for open examination. Some personal data, namely addresses, has been redacted. If you would like access to a document not listed here, or have any questions/comments/concerns, feel free to contact us at info@youthneuro.org


As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with annual gross revenue under $50,000 USD, the IYNA files IRS form 990-N for each fiscal year. All our filings of Form 990-N are available here for public inspection.

Legal Documents

The 501(c)(3) Determination Letter from the IRS certifies that we are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, further categorized as a 509(a)(2) Public Charity. Form 1023-EZ is the application form we filed to obtain tax exempt status. The Certificate of Incorporation is the document we filed with the Delaware Secretary of State to become an incorporated legal entity.

IYNA Bylaws

The IYNA Bylaws are our legal governing document, dictating how the IYNA is run. Its purpose is to protect the interests of the IYNA and our mission. Our bylaws are reviewed each year by the IYNA Board of Directors.

IYNA Policies

Our policies are secondary governing documents that provide operational guidelines for our organization. As with the bylaws, their purpose is to protect the interests of the IYNA and our mission.

Board Votes

The IYNA Board of Directors formally votes when an action is to be taken. These votes are recorded and made available here.