2012 Youth Mini-Grant Program for GSAs: up to $250

This just in from the Oregon Safe Schools and Community Coalition. Mini-grants up to $250 available for GSAs for youth lead, youth driven projects. Applications are reviewed monthly on the 4th Tuesday:

PFLAG Portland, PFLAG Portland Black Chapter, and Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition announce their 2012 Youth Mini-Grant Program.

This program funds small projects sponsored by Gay/Straight Alliances or other nonprofit, youth oriented organizations.

General Eligibility Requirements:

The project must be planned, directed and implemented by youth.

GSA’s must have a school or organization sponsor to receive funds. Sponsors may include a school’s student fund or Parent/Teacher Organizations with non-profit status.

The organization must operate in the tri-county region of Portland, limited to Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties. Preference will be given to projects in Portland.

Projects must be completed during the school year for which funds are sought. Funds awarded for the 2011/2012 grant cycle must be used during the 2011/2012 school year.

Upon completion the project will submit a Grant Evaluation form.

Grant Awards:

PFLAG Portland and OSSCC seek to fund small projects. Mini-grants will be limited to $250.00 per organization per year.

Approval Process:

A selection committee composed of OSSCC and PFLAG will review mini-grant applications each month at the PFLAG Portland Board of Directors meeting on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Organizations will be notified of the approval or denial of an application within 5 business days of the Board of Directors meeting.

Application:

Download, complete, and mail the application form to the address specified therein.

For Questions or More Information:

Call or e-mail PFLAG or OSSCC

PFLAG pflagpdx@gmail.com or 503-232-7676

OSSCC info@oregonsafeschools.org or 503-984-4865

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