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Organized March 4, 1883 ~ Incorporated June 24, 1960

Young Men's Institute is a Catholic men's fraternal organization founded in San Francisco in 1883. We operate across 30 Councils in three states and our membership is over 2200.

More information regarding membership can be found by clicking here. Membership application available here.

Contact Information

  Phone:   650-588-7762
  Fax:   650-952-3546
  Email:   ymius@aol.com
  Mailing Address:   YMI Grand Council
P.O. Box 281047
San Francisco, CA 94128-1047

Grand Council Convention Update

The Board of Grand Directors of the Young Man's Institute, being well aware of the health of the general population due to Covid-19, will have a special meeting on April 13, 2020 via conference call to determine the current and if necessary future plans for this year's Grand Session. All Councils will be notified of their decision.


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