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Youth As Resources (YAR) Grant

Grants to Racine County, Wisconsin Youth Groups
Sponsored by a Nonprofit for Community Service Projects

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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United Way of Racine County

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Racine County, Wisconsin youth groups (up to age 21) from schools, classrooms, clubs, religious communities, community organizations, and service groups for youth-led community service projects. Applicants must contact staff prior to applying. YAR is a United Way education program that provides grants to fund youth-designed, youth-led community service and service learning projects.

Eeach Yar project budget has three required elements:

  1. Project costs such as supplies, materials, tool rental, transportation, etc.
  2. Reflection costs such as photo developing, stickers, embellishments, etc. Each group is provided a blank reflection book to complete and submit. 
  3. Recognition costs such as certificates for participants, end-of-project celebrations, etc. Recognition costs may total no more than 20% of total project cost.

YAR (Youth as Resources) grants are awarded to projects that:

  • Are planned, led and implemented by youth with adults serving as advisors
  • Address a community need or problem clearly and creatively 
  • Can be started and finished by the same group of youth in a reasonable amount of time
  • Have solid, well-organized plans and a realistic, cost-effective budget
  • Create and utilize networks within the community through the donation of services, talents and materials
  • Publicize the positive work being done by youth to improve Racine County
  • Include reflection activities that help youth gain insight into how they can make the world a better place

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 164529

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to and including $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any group of youth (up to age 21) from community organizations, religious communities, schools, classrooms, clubs, service groups, and other nonprofit organizations may apply for a YAR grant.

Each project must have a sponsoring organization. See the URL for Full Text link below for details on sponsoring organization requirements.

YAR grants cannot be used to cover:
- Overhead costs (rent/mortgage payment, electric bills, etc.)
- Salaries, wages, stipends, or honorariums
- Direct donations to other organizations
- Capital items (computers, power tools, etc.)
- Items purchased prior to receiving notification of a YAR grant award for this project
- Items or supplies that will result in a profit for the group or other groups

Pre-proposal Conference:

Prior to applying for funding, youth groups are encouraged to attend a Youth As Resources (YAR) informational session. See the Contact Information field below for details on how to set up a meeting.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Deadlines:
- Friday, November 1, 2019
- Saturday, February 1, 2020
- Wednesday, April 1, 2020

More Information:

Contact Information:

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

To request a grant application, or set up a meeting, complete the form at, or contact:

Ana Sanchez

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