Foundation / Corporation
YSA (Youth Service America), in partnership with Save the Children, with funding provided by Corporation for National & Community Service
Grants of $500 to $1,000 to Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi nonprofit organizations to plan disaster preparedness awareness events or community service project events in their local region on September 11th.
Types of Activities:
1) Prep Rally: A fun event that educates children and families about emergency preparedness.
The foundation is looking to help youth leaders plan an emergency preparedness program for children grades K-5 covering the basics of getting ready for disasters, including: Recognizing Risks, Planning Ahead, Gathering Wise Supplies, and What to Do During a Disaster.
2) Prep Project: A community service event that helps people prepare for or mitigate disasters.
Project examples include:
- Assembling and distributing disaster readiness supply kits
- Organizing blood drives
- Making property improvements to reduce potential injury and property damage
- Conducting disaster readiness audits to identify areas for improvement
- Canvassing door-to-door or in public places to help their neighbors prepare for disasters
Project organizers will:
- Promote an online training provided by the foundation to your network.
- Recruit at least 20 youth volunteers to organize Prep Rally or Prep Project events, and have them complete the online training.
- Support youth volunteers to organize Prep Rally and/or Prep Project events that educate at least 500 people.
- Collect and report project results and impact to the foundation (including detailed 9/11 event participation/ attendance records).
This grant can be used for:
- Costs associated with the training’s including space, food, promotion of the training, etc., but not any staff time costs.
- Direct costs not including staff time associated with local 9/11 projects, including printing, snacks, supplies, etc.
GrantWatch ID#: 160038
$500 - $1,000
Activities will take place on September 11, 2016.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Diana Melo, Senior Manager of YSA Grants
Youth Service America
1101 15th St NW #200
Washington, DC 20005
USA: Arkansas; Louisiana; Maryland; Mississippi; Oklahoma; Texas; Virginia; Washington, DC
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