Foundation / Corporation
DeKalb County Community Foundation - Youth Grantmakers Fund
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Grants of up to $2,500 to Illinois youth-serving nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for activities that benefit local youth. Funding is intended to support innovative projects and programs developed or implemented by youth in the areas of animal welfare, arts and culture, environment, community development, health and human services, and education. Funded projects must serve the residents of DeKalb County.
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is a DeKalb County Community Foundation initiative designed to stimulate and develop the spirit of philanthropy in young people and to inspire a lifelong interest and a commitment to serving others in its youth members.
Through the YEP Grants program, the Community Foundation supports organizations and projects that improve the quality of life for youth in DeKalb County, IL. YEP Grants are typically awarded to community focused, youth lead initiatives, that show promotion of the 40 Developmental Assets™. The grants are project or program specific. Projects considered for funding must be dedicated to the community, directly involve youth, and promote youth empowerment and leadership.
GrantWatch ID#: 163056
Grant awards are limited to a maximum of $2,500 per project.
YEP grants are expected to be completed within one year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=dekalbcountyfoundation
For questions or more information please contact:
Noah Nordbrock, YEP Staff Advisor
Tiffany McQueen Lewis, Grants Director
DeKalb County Community Foundation
475 DeKalb Avenue
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
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