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The Foundation's teen philanthropy committee, Youth for Community Improvement (YCI), awards annual project grants in areas they deem as critical in our community.

2023 Priorities

The 2023 YCI cohort has identified the following priorities for this year's grant cycle:

1) Mental Health

YCI is interested in organizations supporting the mental health of young people in the following ways:

2) Educational Support Programs

YCI is especially interested in programs that support the following:

3) Housing/Food & Basic Needs

YCI is interested in helping ensure all residents have access to their basic needs especially in the following areas:

All proposals must speak to youth voice, meaning that the project/program/organization engages young people in an authentic manner on the scope of work.

Examples include:

Serving young people or asking them to complete a survey with no meaningful leadership or power is not in alignment.

Eligibility, Scope & Limitations

2023 Grantees

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