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Welcome to Youth As Resources (YAR)

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

Youth As Resources (YAR) is a youth-led grantmaking, community organizing and leadership development organization.  We provide the funding (grants), training and support our peers need to develop projects that address our critical issues and make positive change in the community.

VALUE STATEMENT

Youth As Resources values:

-Youth power and decision making
-Including all communities of color
-Self-empowerment/community control
-Sustainable community change
-Youth leadership
-Nurturing and supporting each other

Announcement:

YAR’s Fall 2016 Grant Cycle is open

GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR YOUTH-LED

COMMUNITY ORGANIZING PROJECTS

YOUTH AS RESOURCES (YAR),BALTIMORE’S YOUTH-LED GRANT MAKING ORGANIZATION, HAS FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY ORGANIZING PROJECTS THAT ARE CREATED AND CONTROLLED BY YOUTH (up to 24 years old)*.

YAR considers youth-led efforts that address issues we have identified as important to us including BUT NOT LIMITED TO: school climate, knowledge-based youth employment, police accountability and policies, youth empowerment and community control.

 Grants range from $500 – $3,500.  Applicants are required to attend one of the two workshops and must be represented by one or two youth and no more than one optional adult

 Youth As Resources is offering

grant seeker workshops on:

 Saturday, October 22nd at 10:30 a.m.

and

Tuesday, October 25th at 5:30 p.m.

 Application deadline is on Friday, November 18th by 5:00 p.m.

 Registration is required and workshops may fill up.

To register for a workshop and/or for more information,

please call (410) 576-9551

*We have recently revised our guidelines, come to a workshop to learn more!