Youth Empowered Philanthropy (YEP) will be opening its first round of grant applications January 4, 2021. Nonprofits have the opportunity to submit a short application for volunteer time from YEP students and/or operational funding. The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne launched Youth Empowered Philanthropy, a youth pod for Allen County in 2020.
YEP empowers youth to make real decisions, with real money that create real impact in Allen County. YEP strives to make our community a more vibrant place to live, work and play while inspiring philanthropy as a habit for future generations.
- Applications open January 4th and close on January 18th.
- Applications are short and only take 5-10 minutes to apply.
- Nonprofits can apply for volunteer time from YEP students, funding or BOTH!
- Nonprofits must be located in Allen County and serving Allen County to apply.
- Grants range between $1,000 – $5,000.
- All grant applications will be reviewed and decided on by the 11 YEP members.
The application to apply can be found here or on the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne’s Grantseekers’ page on January 4, 2021.
When you click apply now you will be directed to CFGFW’s online grant portal. In order to apply for a YEP grant, you will need to make an account on CFGFW’s online grant portal.