Building a Community Where Youth Matter
AYDC’s Youth Matter grants are specifically intended to support community-based projects to promote health and wellbeing to support youth to matter to their communities. Projects are intended to support youth-led initiatives within the 12-16 year old age range. Funded projects will help to improve the relationships, environment, and experiences for youth.
Application Deadline: 5pm on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Project timeline: Projects will be supported from November 2017 through March 31st, 2018.
For details on the grant and how to apply, view our “AYDC Youth Matter Grant Guide“
Creating projects that support Anchorage youth: Your proposal may be service projects, mentorship programs, a series of events or activities, a media campaign, peer-to-peer programs, culture and arts, civic engagement, or more. Projects must meet at least two of the goals, as well as incorporate best practices for achieving high quality programs.
Grant funding limits: A total of $25,000 is available for these Youth Matter Grants. Each project is limited to a maximum of $5,000 and must be focused on addressing two or more goals.
Our Aim: Projects are intended to support youth-led initiatives within the 12-16 year old age range. Projects will receive higher scores that involve youth in leadership roles, in decision-making, and project proposal development and implementation.
For more information please see the Youth Matter Grants page, from the projects tab on the AYDC website.