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Kansas State Department of Education - Kansas Volunteer Commission
12/21/18 4:00 PM
Grants of up to $500 to Kansas nonprofit organizations, government agencies, institutions of higher education, partnerships and consortia, and Tribes for volunteering activities that benefit communities throughout the State. Funding is intended to support service-learning and community service projects taking place on or around Global Youth Service Day.
Each year, millions of children and youth around the world work together with schools, youth organizations, nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, volunteer and national service programs, government agencies, faith communities, and other individuals to address the world’s most critical issues and change their communities on Global Youth Service Day (GYSD). GYSD is the only day of service focused on mobilizing and training youth as leaders who identify and address community needs through service and service-learning and educate the public, the media, and policymakers about the year-round contributions of young people as community leaders. The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is looking for volunteer projects taking place around Global Youth Service Day, April 12-14, 2019. The (KVC) will provide funds for organizations to host volunteer projects or service-learning activities on or around Global Youth Service Day. Volunteer projects must be inspired and led by youth.
The KVC will make funding decisions based on:
1) The organization’s financial need,
2) Ability to engage diverse populations,
3) Creative or innovative project design,
4) The impact to the community and
5) Leadership of youth.
Responsibilities of Mini-Grant Recipients:
- Empower youth to develop, initiate and lead community service or service-learning projects.
- Engage volunteers in community service or service-learning projects in the month of April.
- Track and report impact on scale, diversity, community outcomes and outreach efforts of
service programs including the number of volunteers leveraged; number of volunteer hours leveraged; and impact to the community.
GrantWatch ID#: 151895
The Commission expects to award grants of approximately $500.
Projects under this proposal should take place April 1-30, 2019.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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