The Future Philanthropist Program provides high school students with the opportunity to learn how to be philanthropists and grantmakers. With this unique program, high school students learn the art, science, and business of philanthropy, raising funds and distributing grants to worthy local nonprofit organizations annually. The students also evaluate the impact of their decisions on youth issues as a result of the grants they distribute.
In order to be considered, your proposal must demonstrate that youth have a voice in your program or project. Youth are defined as those under the age of 21. Examples of youth voice might include programs in which the recipients of services are youth, programs that engage youth in planning and/or organizing the project, or programs in which youth are directly involved in the implementation of the project.
The Future Philanthropists Program has four goals:
Estimated Total Program Funding: