Grants for Organizations to Lead MLK Day & GYSD 2014

Grants for Organizations to Lead MLK Day & GYSD 2014

Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grants - $2,000 Deadline: July 17,2013.

  • Posted on: 6 June 2013
  • By: HRASHID

Grants for Organizations to Lead MLK Day & GYSD 2014

Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grants - $2,000
Deadline: July 17, 2013
Build your organization's capacity to engage youth in high-impact service and shine the spotlight on your existing youth service programs by applying to be a Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency. YSA and State Farm will support up to 100 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agencies for GYSD 2014 (April 11-13, 2014). GYSD Lead Agencies are local, regional or statewide organizations across the United States, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick, that increase the scale, visibility, and impact of Global Youth Service Day by leading GYSD activities in their city, region, and/or state. GYSD Lead Agencies receive a $2,000 grant provided by State Farm, a travel stipend to attend the Youth Service Institute (a $1,000+ value), and ongoing training and technical assistance. www.YSA.org/grants/leadagency

MLK Day Lead Organizer Grants - $1,000, $2,000, $3,000, or $4,000
Deadline: July 17, 2013
Honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy by leading your community in service on MLK Day and build your organization's capacity to engage volunteers in high-impact service by applying to be a MLK Day Lead Organizer. YSA and CNCS will provide MLK Day Lead Organizer grants to organizations for Martin Luther King Day of Service (Monday, January 20, 2014) activities. MLK Day Lead Organizers will engage youth and adult volunteers on MLK Day, use service as a strategy to meet important community needs, and build partnerships with other organizations in their community to achieve scale, visibility, and impact on MLK Day 2014. YSA will award between 16 and 64 grants of $1,000, $2,000, $3,000, or $4,000. MLK Day Lead Organizers will also receive ongoing training and technical assistance. The program is open to organizations from all 50 states and DC. www.YSA.org/grants/MLKDay