The Youth Philanthropy Council of the Northern New York Community Foundation is accepting grant requests from non-profit organizations for programs, projects or initiatives positively impacting the quality of life in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. Agencies providing services anywhere within the tri-county area are encouraged to apply.
The deadline to submit a proposal for consideration is February 1, 2017. The council will evaluate all proposals and have up to $20,000 to award in grant funding this June.
The Youth Philanthropy Council consists of 14 representatives from three local school districts: Watertown High School, Immaculate Heart Central School, and Sackets Harbor Central School. Over the program’s history, the council has issued more than $90,000 in grant funding and supported more than 50 non-profit organizations located in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. [Read more…]