Literacy Grant Opportunity for Young People
Posted by on May 6, 2006
[posted from RFP Bulletin]
Youth Service America Announces Literacy Grant Opportunity for Young People
Deadline: June 9, 2006
Youth Service America (<a href="http://www.ysa.org/">http://www.ysa.org/</a>) and Lionsgate (<a href="http://www.lionsgate.com/">http://www.lionsgate.com/</a>) have announced the "Bee" the Change Community Service Grant for literacy. This grant opportunity offers $1,000 to one young person to implement a sustainable community service project that increases literacy in his or her community and uses the movie "Akeelah and the Bee" (<a href="http://www.akeelahandthebee.com/">http://www.akeelahandthebee.com/</a>) as inspiration.
The "Bee" the Change Community Service Grant is open to all young people in the United States between the ages of 5 and 25.
Applicants will be expected to develop and implement a sustainable service project that increases literacy in their community. Projects in which children and youth work in partnership with adults (parents, coaches, teachers, youth leaders, etc.) are welcome, but projects should be youth-led and -created. Projects should be inspired by "Akeelah and the Bee," and a portion of the project should take place on National and Global Youth Service Day (April 20-22, 2007).
Visit the YSA Web site for complete grant guidelines.
RFP Link: <a href="http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10002207/ysa">http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10002207/ysa</a>
For additional RFPs in Children and Youth, visit: <a href="http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_children.jhtml">http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_children.jhtml</a>
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