The Empower Coos Youth Grants Program supports programs in Coos County, NH and Essex County, VT and surrounding communities in both states that focus on reducing carbon emissions; increasing extracurricular activities for youth; and strengthening community engagement.
Donor Name: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
States: New Hampshire, Vermont
Counties: Coos County (NH), Essex County (VT)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/18/2022
Size of the Grant: Up to $10,000
The Tillotson Fund’s Empower Coos Youth Grants program is designed, implemented and led by their student committee members. Organizations that benefit Coos and Essex County and all surrounding communities in New Hampshire and Vermont are encouraged to apply for funding. Organizations must be recognized as a 501(c)3, municipality, school or place of worship for non-religious, non-denominated and inclusive programming to be eligible for an award.
The ECY program supports specific projects, operating expenses, planning, evaluation and technical assistance. Grant requests can be up to $10,000 although preference will be given to those applications requesting up to $5,000.
The Empower Coös Youth Grants Program has a preference for programs that benefit Coös County, NH and Essex County, VT and surrounding communities in New Hampshire and Vermont.
The Empower Coös Youth Grants Program supports specific projects, operating expenses, planning, evaluation, and technical assistance. Grant requests can be up to $10,000, however, the program will give preference to those applications requesting up to $5,000. For requests over $5,000, initiatives and projects must show how they are planning for long-term impact in the region.
- Support environmental initiatives and programs that focus on reducing carbon emissions through education and awareness building or through direct carbon reduction practices.
- Increase extracurricular activities for youth (ages 12 to 22) such as: programs and activities that build community, enhance environmental education awareness, or increase access to science, music, arts, and athletics.
- Strengthen community engagement through events and public gatherings that enhance connection and togetherness.
- Organizations recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS are eligible, including US nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status, tax-exempt public agencies, schools, municipalities, and places of worship for non-religious, non denominational, and inclusive programming.
- Other student-led or community groups which do not have US tax exempt status may apply for funding if a 501(c)(3) organization, municipality or public agency acts as their fiscal sponsor.
For more information, visit New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.