State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant

Posted on August 18, 2006

State Farm? and Youth Service America (YSA) know that students, teachers and schools can use service-learning as a tool to help youth build stronger academic skills, foster civic responsibility and develop leadership abilities. Service-learning is a teaching method that combines meaningful service and curriculum or program-based learning. Join millions of young people across the globe who are impacting their communities through service-learning.

Youth Service America and the State Farm Companies Foundation are offering the State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grant for youth across the United States. These grants of up to $1,000 support youth (ages 5-25), teachers, or school-based service-learning coordinators in implementing service-learning projects for National and Global Youth Service Day, April 20-22, 2007. To learn more, download an application and grant guidelines at <a href="http://www.YSA.org/awards">http://www.YSA.org/awards</a> or email GoodNeighbor@ysa.org. Projects can address any number of themes including the environment, disaster relief, health, teen issues, education, interfaith dialogue, intergenerational relationships, homelessness, and literacy, amongst others. Postmark deadline: Monday, October 16.


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