Need money to help support your 2012 GYSD Project?

DATE February 10, 2012LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline:  March 5

The MCSC and The LEAGUE Michigan, with support from Youth Service America and the Corporation for National and Community Service, are awarding mini-grants to Michigan organizations who wish to host volunteer service projects engaging youth as part of the 2012 GYSD, April 20-22, 2012.

All proposed service projects must occur on or around GYSD- Friday, April 6, 2012 through Sunday, April 29, 2012. Preference will be given to projects that occur April 20-22, 2012.

Grants valued at up to $500 are available. Funds will cover direct service projects that focus on education,\ health, clean energy/environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, disaster preparedness, supporting veterans and military families, public safety, or childhood hunger. Priority will also be given to projects that incorporate youth in the grant writing and project planning process.

Who should apply? Michigan organizations; including national service grantees, volunteer centers,  nonprofits (including but not limited to youth groups and youth service  organizations), K-12 and higher education institutions are all encouraged to  apply.

How to apply: Complete  the GYSD Mini-Grant application and submit it by March 5, 2012.  To view the complete 2012 GYSD Mini-Grant guidelines and application, click here.

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