YEP (Youth Engaged in Philanthropy) is a program led by high school students striving to make a substantial impact on the Greater St. Louis area by evaluating and providing grants to youth-focused, nonprofit organizations that share our vision.
YEP will provide grants for programs or projects in the following areas:
- Enrichment in the arts and sports.
- Mentoring programs. We are looking for programs that:
- Provide educational or personal guidance, or
- Empower youth.
- Fostering safe communities for children. We want to support:
- Community spaces where kids can have fun and be safe, or
- Outreach programs that engage kids.
Size of Grants
YEP has a total of $10,000 to give away. We hope to fund multiple organizations with this money.
- Applicant organizations must provide services in the St. Louis region.
Applicant must be an IRC section 501(c)(3) organization.
- YEP does not provide grants to schools or places of worship.
- December 10, 2017: Applications are released
- January 19, 2018: Applications are closed
- May 6, 2018: Awards are announced
- Applicants will be subject to an interview in the spring of 2018.
For questions contact Barbara Carswell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 720-4406.