IMPACT Youth Council

Ashland County Community Foundation’s IMPACT Youth Council offers local high school students the opportunity to serve as grantmakers.

ASHLAND – Ashland County Community Foundation is seeking grant applications to fund programs and projects designed to benefit youth in Ashland County.

Non-profit organizations, schools and government agencies can apply by Feb. 1 to be considered for one of ACCF’s IMPACT Youth Grants of up to $1,000.

Past grants have helped fund programs ranging from Safety Town for preschoolers to a mentoring program for teens as well as projects like upgrading Safe Haven’s youth room.

IMPACT is an acronym for Imagine Making Philanthropy an Ashland County Tradition. Ashland County Community Foundation’s IMPACT Youth Council offers local high school students the opportunity to serve as grantmakers.

Members of the IMPACT Youth Council learn about the needs of youth in Ashland County, review grant applications and then decide how grant dollars should be awarded from ACCF’s Youth Empowerment Fund.

To apply for an IMPACT Youth Grant, visit www.ashlandforgood.org and create an account to fill out the online application form. The application deadline is Feb. 1. After reviewing your application, our IMPACT Youth Council may email you to request an interview. Grant recipients will be notified by April 1.

Questions may be directed to Chief Program Officer Kristin Aspin at kristin@ashlandforgood.org or 419-281-4733.

About Ashland County Community Foundation

Ashland County Community Foundation advances philanthropy and improves the quality of life in Ashland County by connecting people who care with causes that matter. ACCF has awarded over $17 million in scholarships, grants and distributions.

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