WHO: Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF)

WHAT: Summer Funding

WHEN: Applications available March 1st – Due April 7, 2017!

CONTACT: APPLY HERE www.yefsf.org/yef-mini-grants

WHAT: YEF awards $125,000 annually in mini-grants supporting projects initiated and led by youth

citywide. Have a project that could benefit from a YEF mini-grant? Use the quick link above to learn

more and get started! YEF allocated funding to the following types of projects: Long Term Projects,

Events, Project Support, Summer Activities. All YEF Mini-Grants Must: Be CREATED and LED by youth

under 18, Have AT LEAST one adult ally, Be FINANCIALLY SPONSORED by a community-based nonprofit

organization, Have a budget totaling between $1-$10k, Be IN San Francisco and FOR San Franciscans,

Have 1 youth leader & 1 adult ally attend 3 grantee gatherings. Young people in San Francisco can apply

for up to $10,000, three times a year, to fund their unique ideas and vision addressing important

community issues and needs: School Year – Grants up to $10,000; Spring – Grants up to $5,000; Summer

– Grants up to $2,500.


YEF-YGP App 2017



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