Capital One and Youth Service America (YSA) are pleased to announce grants of up to $500 to support service youth-led projects in low/moderate income communities. Applicants must be located in the metro DC area: Washington DC, Fairfax, Arlington, Prince George’s, and Montgomery Counties, and the city of Alexandria.
These grants support youth (ages 5-25), teachers, youth-leaders, youth-serving organizations, or organizations that engage youth in low/moderate-income communities in implementing service projects for National and Global Youth Service Day, April 20-22, 2007. Projects can address themes such as the environment, disaster relief, public health and awareness, community education, hunger, and literacy, and any issues that youth identify as a community need. Serve DC is the designated lead agency for National and Global Youth Service Day for the District of Columbia.
To learn more, download 2 documents: (a) Information & requirements AND (b) Application and guidelines, available on Youth Service America's website. Both documents are required for a complete application. Questions? Email CapitalOne@ysa.org. Receipt deadline is February 9, 2007.