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2012 Global Youth Service Day Mini-Grant

Grants for Youth Involvement in
Global Youth Service Day 2012

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The Michigan Community Service Commission

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Non-profit organizations located in Michigan are eligible to apply for funding for programs and projects that encourage youth to volunteer and participate in the 2012 Global Youth Service Day. Areas of focus include any of the following categories: health, economic opportunity, education, childhood hunger, clean energy/environmental stewardship, disaster preparedness, supporting veterans and military families, or public safety.

All proposed events or activities must occur on or around GYSD – Friday, April 6, 2012 through Sunday, April 29, 2012. Preference will be given to events that occur April 20-22, 2012. Priority will be given to projects that incorporate youth in the grant writing and project planning process.

Grants valued at up to $500 are available and will be distributed based on the following scale:
$500- Engage at least 50 volunteers
$250- Engage at least 25 volunteers
$150- Engage at least 15 volunteers

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127511

Estimated Size of Grant:

$150-$500 depending on the number of volunteers involved.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility is open to: national service grantees, volunteer centers, non-profits (including, but not limited to, youth groups and youth service organizations), K-12, and higher education institutions.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A webinar will take place on March 22, 2012 or March 27, 2012. Registration information will be provided to selected recipients and attendance is mandatory for approved applicants.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit Applications/Send Questions to:
1048 Pierpont, Suite 4
Lansing, MI 48917
Fax: 517-579-5860
Phone: (517) 335-4295

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan