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Youth Focused Grants Available

Published May 6, 2009

Disney Minnie Grants 

Youth Service America and Disney are pleased to offer the Disney Minnie Grants to fund children's efforts to improve their communities. These grants of $500 are for children (ages 5-14) or the organizations that engage them, to implement youth-led service projects that address the issues of Poverty, Hunger, Education, Environment, Global Citizenship, Sustainable Community Development, and Disaster Prevention & Relief. Projects will take place in the months of September-November 2009. Applications deadline is June 15. Apply online at: http://www.ysa.org/awards  . Questions? Email MinnieGrant@ysa.org.

Target Store Grants

Target is accepting applications for Arts, Literacy, and Family Violence Prevention Grants. Target offers store grants to support nonprofit programs that impact the arts, early childhood reading, and family violence prevention in the locations where the company does business.

Most grants average between $1,000 and $3,000 each. Applicants may be 501(c)(3) organizations or schools, libraries, or public agencies. Click here to learn more.