Youth as Resources, a program of the United Way of Central Indiana, has announced the dates for its Boone County workshops to assist youth groups in applying for grants. The United Way’s Youth as Resources program serves Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion and Morgan Counties.
Up to $1,000 per grant is available in Boone County for youth who identify community needs and design projects that use their skills, creativity and energy to help others. Groups may apply for funds to cover project expenses, materials, transportation and youth recognition. Youth groups must have an adult advisor and a non-profit sponsor, which may be a school, church, youth-serving or community agency.
The Boone County Youth as Resources grant deadline is Jan. 16. Youth groups and adult leaders who are interested in developing a community service project and applying for a grant must attend one of the following workshops:
Thursday, November 6; 6:30 p.m.
Thorntown Public Library, 124 N. Market Street, Thorntown
Tuesday, November 11; 6:30 p.m.
Hussey Mayfield Public Library, 250 N. 5th Street, Zionsville
Thursday, November 20; 7:00 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 2625 Elm Swamp Road, Lebanon
Groups may RSVP for a workshop at http://www.uwci.org/programs/youth-as-resources or by contacting Amy Hammerle at 765-483-0165.