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Grants Advisory Board for Youth (GABY) Grants

Grants to California Youth for Equity-Related Projects
in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, or El Dorado Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Sacramento Region Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

11/17/17 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $750 to California youth-led teams (ages 10-19 years old) sponsored by a nonprofit organization or school in the counties of Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, or El Dorado. Funding is intended to inspire youth about equity-related causes in their community and encourage a commitment to giving, serving, and taking action.

Proposed projects should:

- Involve youth in meaningful leadership and decision-making roles, so that they are regarded as resources, not just recipients of services
- Develop youth’s problem solving, planning, and other life skills to prepare them to take on adult roles and responsibilities
- Connect youth to their own communities so that they can become knowledgeable and contribute to their own communities
- Promote interaction and cooperation among youth and between youth and adults
- Impact youth in the community, not just the project planner
- Respond to the theme of "Youth Promoting Equity in the Community"

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162783

Estimated Size of Grant:

GABY will make grants up to $750. A grant request for the full amount of $750 will need to be very specific regarding the results of the grant and the cost.

Term of Contract:

Your project must be completed by April 20, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The youth team must be sponsored by a nonprofit organization or school to accept grant funds. An agency sponsor is an organization that is legally recognized as a charity with 501c3 certification from the government.

The project must take place in one of the following counties: Sacramento, Yolo, Placer or El Dorado.

Pre-Application Information:


GABY Grants Launch: October 16, 2017
GABY Grants Close: November 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Grantees Announced: January 22, 2018
GABY Convening: April 7, 2018
Projects Completed By: April 20, 2018
Final Reports Due: April 30, 2018

Contact Information:

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

Register and apply online:

For questions in regards to the content of your proposal please contact GABY members at

For questions in regards to using the online system please contact Amy Eubank, Senior Program Associate, at

Phone: 916.921.7723

Sacramento Region Community Foundation
955 University Avenue, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95825

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Counties of Sacramento, Yolo, Placer or El Dorado