Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) Grants

Grants to Pierce County, Washington Nonprofits and Schools
for Out-of-School Programs for Youth Ages 11 to 24

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation (GTCF)

Deadline Date:

03/02/18 4:00 PM PST

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants averaging $7,500 to Pierce County, Washington nonprofits, municipalities, and schools for out-of-school initiatives for youth ages 11 to 24. First time applicants and applicants who have not applied in the past three years must call the Foundation prior to applying.

The Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) funds quality out-of-school time programs that provide youth opportunities to engage, learn, and lead. The Foundation believes that investing in youth is critical to investing in the health of the region – today and in the future. The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation focuses on the challenges faced by youth during the time they spend out of school.

The Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) is a nine-month program that brings the important perspective of youth voice into philanthropy. Designed to provide youth the opportunity to play a role in funding decisions that directly affect their lives, the YPB equips members with tools to become philanthropic and community leaders.

The YPB believes that self-esteem, empowerment, and healthy choices are vital elements for youth because these are critical in helping youth navigate complex transitions to adulthood, career, and life success. The YPB will support programs that reflect these elements, create opportunities for youth to have leadership roles within programming, and value youth voice, and youth feedback by developing a platform where program structure and activities are influenced by youth.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152327

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$75,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Successful grant requests typically range from $1,000 – $10,000. The average grant request is $7,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

These grants are designed to support nonprofit organizations. Schools and government agencies may apply.

Organizations must meet the following qualifications to be eligible for a Youth Philanthropy Board grant:
- Serve Pierce County youth ages 11 to 24 with programming outside of school time
- Provide opportunities for youth to engage, learn, and lead
- Be aligned with GTCF’s values
- Not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disabilities, gender or national origin and be inclusive with clients, volunteers, and staff

The Foundation does not support individuals, school-based clubs, or capital projects.

The following is a list of items that the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation does not fund through the Youth Philanthropy Board grantmaking program.
- Fundraising events or fundraising feasibility projects
- Individuals
- Scholarships
- Religious activities or programs that convert or attempt to convert a person to a particular faith perspective
- Production of books, videos, films, or other publications
- Events or programs that occur prior to the grant decisions being announced
- Annual campaign appeals
- Political or lobbying activities
- Endowments
- Debt reduction
- Agencies known to be in default on a financial obligation

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Final decisions will be presented to the GTCF’s Board of Directors for approval in late June with notification shortly thereafter.

Organizations that have never received a grant from the Community Foundation before or that haven’t applied for a YPB grant in the past three years are required to have a phone call with GTCF staff before applying.

Applicants might be requested to participate in a speed interview as part of the review process. Speed interviews are an opportunity for the volunteer committee reviewing applications to gain more clarity about the specifics of the application. These 20-minute interviews are by invitation only and usually occur 4-6 weeks prior to funding.

For questions regarding this funding opportunity, please call the Foundation.

Contact Information:

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

Online application:
https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1075?SA=SNA&FID=35007

Gina Anstey, Vice President of Programs and Initiatives
gina@gtcf.org

950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 1100
Tacoma, WA 98402

Phone: 253-383-5622
General E-mail: info@gtcf.org

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington: Pierce County

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Washington Individuals, Businesses, Organizations, and Local Agencies to Preserve H...

Deadline 09/22/21

Grants of up to $30,000 to Washington local agencies, businesses, individuals, and organizations to preserve official historic city landmarks in eligible areas. Funding is intended for projects focusing on the restoration and stabilization of historic building fabric, e

GrantWatch ID#: 125438

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Programs that Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligibl...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations in multiple states and provinces to improve the quality of life in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address priority areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; workforce development; civic and cultural growth; hum

GrantWatch ID#: 129040

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Benefit Families, Ch...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, and agencies for initiatives to benefit families, children, and communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include equitable communi

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations and Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits that Focus on Arts, Education, and Literacy

Deadline Ongoing

Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organizations

GrantWatch ID#: 134869