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March 2021

Y2Y funding applications now open

The Youth to Youth (Y2Y) Board of United Way Leeds & Grenville is currently accepting requests for funding from organizations who provide high quality programs and initiatives which would:

  • Benefit youth by providing opportunities to improve their physical, emotional and social needs. For example: sports, arts/culture, drama/dance/music.
  • Generate a positive outcome for youth including improved academic performance, classroom behaviour, health and nutrition. For example: tutoring, healthy meal or snack, etc.
  • Provide at-risk-youth with a safe, welcoming, inclusive environment with access to resources and support which will empower these young people to reach their full potential.
  • Encourage youth to work collaboratively to build safe, youth-friendly communities.    

Eligibility (MUST be a registered charity as defined by the CRA)

  • Each successful applicant will be eligible for ONE Youth to Youth (Y2Y) Board Grant, to a maximum of $500, to be utilized for their program.
  • All grant applicants must be located in the United Counties of Leeds & Grenville to benefit the youth in our region. 
  • Your organization cannot be receiving any other funding from United Way Leeds & Grenville.
  • The deadline to file grant applications will be 3:00 pm on Friday, April 23, 2021.
  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Grant applications will be assessed by the Youth to Youth (Y2Y) Board members, at their meeting, on May 3, 2021.
  • Should additional information be required, from your organization, you may be requested to provide the same, to the Youth to Youth (Y2Y) Board no later than May 10, 2021, at 3:00 pm

The application can be downloaded here.

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Fudge fundraiser for our Y2Y board on now!

Our Y2Y Board is selling fudge from O'Mally Kourt Fudgery as their first fundraiser of 2021.

A 1/2 pound box is $10 and orders are due March 25th, and pick up will be April 1 or 3rd.

Visit bit.ly/y2yfudge to order today!

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