United Way’s Youth Leadership Cabinet
Community Builders Grant Applications are Open
Courtesy of Sthefany Robles, United Way of the Brazos Valley
The 2021 United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet Community Builders Grant Application is now open. Brazos Valley 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services which demonstrate a direct impact in the areas of health, education and/or financial stability are eligible to receive the grant. These agencies must also provide services in one or more of the seven counties which make up the Brazos Valley, including Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson and Washington counties. Eligible organizations may receive up to $1,000 in funding for their program.
As a part of the United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet, student leaders from A&M Consolidated High School, Allen Academy, Brazos Christian School, Bryan Collegiate High School, Bryan High School, College Station High School and Rudder High School raised money throughout the year to support the grant. The Youth Leadership Cabinet students will be reviewing the applications and make the funding decisions for the Community Builders Grant as they learn about philanthropy in their community.
Applications are due to United Way by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Recipients will be notified of their grant award by Wednesday, May 12, 2021. The Youth Leadership Cabinet will host a virtual check presentation at the end of May. All awarded agencies are requested to attend.
For more information regarding the application and eligibility, visit www.uwbv.org/youthleadershipcabinet.
United Way of the Brazos Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in the Brazos Valley. They work to strengthen the community by identifying issues facing the Brazos Valley, engaging individuals to build strategies and mobilizing resources to invest in change. United Way invests through Community Impact Grants to local nonprofit organizations and investment initiatives including 2-1-1 Texas, Youth Leadership Cabinet, and the Early Literacy Program. Learn more at www.uwbv.org.