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2022 Youth Philanthropy Council (YPC) Grant for Kansas


The Youth Philanthropy Council of the Hutchinson Community Foundation announces the availability of grant funds to support projects benefiting Reno County youth.

Donor Name: Hutchinson Community Foundation

State: Kansas

County: Reno County (KS)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/14/2022

Size of the Grant: $1,000

Grant Duration: 8 months


The Youth Philanthropy Council (YPC) is a youth-led grantmaking program designed to involve Reno County students in philanthropy. YPC members from high schools across the county are recruited to:

  • Identify and prioritize needs for youth in our community
  • Establish criteria for the selection of youth-focused grant proposals
  • Review grant proposals
  • Make final decisions on which proposals to fund

Grant Amount

Grant requests up to $1,000 will be considered.

Selection Criteria

Groups and organizations offering programs in Reno County beneficial to youth may apply. Grant-funded activities are to be completed between March 6 and Oct. 31, 2022; a brief final report is required.

The Youth Philanthropy Council will offer grants for projects which (one or more):

  • Are created and/or directed by youth with appropriate organizational supervision.
  • Promote the healthy development of children and youth.
  • Introduce children and youth to the fine arts or support their participation in the arts.
  • Provide opportunities for youth to give back to the community through meaningful service.
  • Build positive relationships between youth and adults.
  • Have a realistic budget and solid plans.

Programs involving youth in the development and implementation of the project will be given priority consideration.

Application Procedure

A requesting organization must submit the following items:

  • One copy of the grant application cover sheet (including required signatures)
  • Responses to the following questions (limit responses to 2 pages total)
    • State the mission of your organization.
    • Describe the project you are asking the Youth Philanthropy Council to fund.
    • How will local youth be involved in the development and implementation of the project?
    • How will this project benefit youth in Reno County?
    • What are the plans for sustaining this project in the future?
  • An itemized project budget. A narrative description of the budget may be included for clarification.
  • Statement of support for project from a youth.

For more information, visit Youth Philanthropy Council Grant.

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