Check it Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: NEA Youth Leaders for Literacy

Funded by: Youth Service America

Description: Youth Leaders for Literacy will award 30 young people from across the U.S. each with $500 grants. Successful projects will be youth-led and address an established literacy need in the applicant's school or community. The projects will launch on NEA’s Read Across America Day on March 2nd and culminate on Global Youth Service Day, April 15-17. All 50 states and the District of Columbia are eligible to apply. Youth ages 5-25 are welcome to apply along with an adult ally (an adult ally is a non-controlling mentor who offers support and guidance in the fulfillment of the service project).

Program Areas: Library, Reading

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline: 1/5/11

Average Amount: $500.00

Telephone: 202-296-2992

Email: info@ysa.org

Availability: All States