Youth Service America Grants Available
Want to make a difference? Take action? Solve a tough community problem? YSA can help! Whether you’re a kid, teen, educator, or adult mentor, YSA Grants power youth-led service and service-learning projects with funding, training, and resource support. Through YSA Grants, you can harness the creativity, energy and unique perspective of young people to grow stronger communities, foster student achievement, and build workplace readiness skills.
As of August 2012, YSA is accepting nominations for The Gladys Marinelli Coccia Award, recognizing two exceptional young people, ages 13 to 22, who are actively engaged in social entrepreneurship and in leading sustainable social change. Two honorees will be selected to receive $2,000 to support their social enterprise and receive resources and technical assistance from YSA. Deadline: Sept. 30, 2012. Check for other available grants.