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Youth to Youth Board offers Funding to Youth Initiatives in Leeds & Grenville

“Youth to Youth Board offers Funding to Youth Initiatives in Leeds & Grenville”

The Youth to Youth Board of United Way Leeds & Grenville announces the 2018 grant application for funding in support of youth initiatives within the Leeds and Grenville community.

Grants equal to $500 or less will be available for programs supporting youth that concentrate on, but are not limited to, providing affordable youth activities, improving the skills of youth, preparing youth for future endeavours and educating youth on the importance of advocacy. Organizations/Agencies who receive funding from the United Way Leeds & Grenville are not eligible for Youth to Youth Board grants. Grant applications are accepted until February 28th, 2018. Applications are available online at

The Youth to Youth Board is a Junior Board of Directors for the United Way Leeds & Grenville. The high schools located within Leeds and Grenville have the opportunity to elect representatives to participate on the board. This year there are a high number of students on the Youth to Youth Board that appropriately represent and the youth within Leeds and Grenville.

Kelly Cole, Campaign Director for United Way says “investing in today’s youth, their projects and giving them opportunities to learn and grow builds stronger communities. We, at the United Way Leeds & Grenville are inspired by our Youth to Youth board who raise funds in their own schools to support local youth programs across Leeds and Grenville.”

Alexis Wharton, Youth to Youth Board President says “participating on the United Way Youth to Youth Board continues to be a phenomenal opportunity to ensure that there is a continuation of groups within the community that specifically concentrate on youth involvement.  Our youth board persists to produce progressive impact within Leeds and Grenville with the understanding that the support has the ability benefit the community.”

Download the funding application.

For further information, please contact:

Kelly Cole

Campaign Director

United Way Leeds and Grenville

(613) 342-8889      


Alexis Wharton

President of Youth to Youth Board

United Way Leeds and Grenville

(613) 803-1360




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