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Friday, June 22, 2018

Youth Volunteer School District Grant

2018-2019 Youth Volunteer School District Grant

Grant Opportunity

The nine public school districts in The Rapides Foundation service area are invited to apply for the 2018-19 Youth Volunteer School District Grant, which seeks to provide linkages among students, schools and nonprofit organizations for community service, build leadership skills among high school students, promote student achievement of the Louisiana Department of Education's Community Service Diploma Endorsement, and foster a lifelong commitment to being engaged in the community. The grant will provide funds to support the facilitation of Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) Club meetings and project activities by school staff. The funding opportunity is open to public school districts in Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon, and Winn parishes.  


Grant funds will be disbursed at the district level and are based on the number of participating schools. All schools are encouraged to participate. Complete details about grant requirements can be found in the Youth Volunteer School District Grant Commitment Form located in the Key Materials section in the right column. Please review the document thoroughly prior to submission. Required grant attachments are also located in the Key Materials section.


District Coordinators must offer the grant opportunity to all schools in the school district, compile the information, and then complete the online grant forms and required attachments using the Foundation’s online application process. (see Proposal Submission link in right column.)

Proposal Submission

Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018; no later than 11:59 p.m. CDT
Note: This funding opportunity is by invitation only for the nine public school districts located in The Rapides Foundation service area. (Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.)

Please note: The proposal and supporting documents must be fully submitted by 11:59 p.m., June 29, 2018, therefore, you must begin uploading the completed proposal prior to midnight. It is suggested you allow a minimum of three (3) hours for the upload process.

Contact

For questions related to this funding opportunity, contact:
Matt LaBorde, Program Associate
The Rapides Foundation
Phone: 318-443-3394 or 800-994-3394
matt@rapidesfoundation.org 


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