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.