Funding Available for Organizations Providing Summer Youth Programs

Published on March 22, 2023

Kalamazoo Youth Development Network (KYD Network) is now accepting applications for grants of up to $75,000 to support summer youth programming in Kalamazoo. Applications may be submitted by non-profit agencies, non-profit corporations (faith-based organizations), and community partners with a non-profit acting as a fiduciary. 

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A training webinar will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at 11 a.m. via Zoom. You can register here.

Grants will be awarded to innovative and effective summer youth development programs for kids ages 5-21. Funding may be used for planning, implementation, or staffing of programs. Programs must provide a minimum of 30 hours of face-to-face activities directly to youth and participate in a comprehensive program evaluation. 

Funding for this opportunity is provided through the Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). In 2022, the program provided $875,000 in grants to 32 programs, with more than 3,000 young people participating.  

You can find complete details and apply here.

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