Youth As Resources


Welcome to Youth As Resources (YAR)



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.


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




 We are entering our spring grant cycle. 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. Our grant seeker workshops will be held on the following dates


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 5:30 pm


Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:30 am




Application deadline is on Friday, April 21, 2017  by 5:00 pm.



 Registration is required to attend the workshops, so please register using the following contact:


Phone: (443) 889 – 4868



Our Grantee Networking Event is approaching quickly. Our grantees will be sent an invitation to attend and the event will be held on the following date:

 Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm