Latest 20 Grants for Youth Programs
Do you provide youth-focused programs or implement activities that benefit youth in your community? Currently, GrantWatch.com lists close to 1,400 grants that support youth services and projects.
So, what is the importance of funding programs for youth? Positive youth development helps strengthen their sense of identity. It can help youth have hopes for the future and help support their social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral growth and awareness.
20 Grants that Benefit Youth Programs:
Grants for Underserved Youth
- There are grants available for nonprofits to support research to benefit youth.
- Grants and in-kind donations are also available to nonprofits for charitable programs that support youth within their community.
- In addition, there are grants available to nonprofits, schools and IHEs (Institutions of Higher Education) to support initiatives for fundraising programs that improve the quality of life for youth and children.
- Grants are also available for initiatives to benefit children living in urban poverty, with a focus on education, health and family economic stability.
- There are also grants of up to $50,000 to nonprofits for programs that benefit vulnerable children to help address their continued safety, care and education.
Grants for Youth Sports
- Grants of up to $500 are available to nonprofits and agencies for youth archery programs.
- Additionally, schools, tribes and other local organizations can apply for grant funding to increase access and participation for youth in softball and baseball programs.
- Grants are available to eligible youth athletic organizations to enhance local youth sports programs with an emphasis on benefitting low-income areas.
- Additionally, grants of up to $10,000 are available to nonprofits for fitness and running programs to improve children’s health.
- Finally, grants of up to $1,000 are available to schools, volunteers and educators for physical education and fitness projects.
Grants to Enhance Youth Potential
- There are grants of up to $30,000 available to nonprofits for educational programs and services to develop innovative programs to improve mental health.
- Nonprofit organizations can also apply for event sponsorship in the areas of public affairs, arts and culture, early childhood education, teens and technology for diversity and inclusion projects.
- Grants are open to nonprofits that focus on school-to-career employment opportunities targeting Black youth and young adults, ages 14-24.
- There are also grants of up to $2,000 to nonprofit organizations to benefit children and youth in the areas of education, youth development and mentorship.
- In addition, grants of up to $1,500 are available to nonprofits for recreational activities for individuals with physical disabilities.
Grants for Youth Education
- Grants of up to $500 are available to educators for classroom projects related to aviation.
- Funding opportunities are open to nonprofits and first responder agencies for educational activities and programs to benefit local youth.
- There are grants of $5,000 or more available to teachers to enhance science, technology and engineering (STEM) learning.
- Grants are also available to nonprofits for innovative youth music programs and medical research on hearing impairment.
- Finally, there are grants for schools to provide an engineering program for high school students. Funding would cover participation costs and teacher training fees.
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