In Youth We Trust Grant applications due by Jan. 20
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) has announced that applications for the In Youth We Trust Grant Fund are available at www.cfnil.org.
The In Youth We Trust Grant Program urges area youth groups to submit proposals for youth-led community service projects. Suggestions for proposals include, but are not limited to: environmental programs, school beautification, mentorship, intergenerational activities, literacy and violence prevention. Deadline for submission is Jan. 20.
In Youth We Trust is a youth philanthropy program of the CFNIL. Established with a grant from the Ford Foundation in 1994, and endowed by a local donor, this program teaches grantmaking and leadership skills to today’s youth, preparing them to be the positive change of tomorrow.
The CFNIL is the area’s largest provider of grants and scholarships. Its mission is to attract, grow and preserve a permanent endowment for the needs of the people of northern Illinois.
From the Jan. 4-10, 2012, issue
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