The Empower Coös Youth Grants Program supports programs in Coös County, NH and Essex County, VT and surrounding communities in both states that focus on supporting environmental initiatives that involve youth; increasing extracurricular activities for youth; strengthening community engagement, and addressing gaps in need.
Donor Name: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
States: Vermont, New Hampshire
County: Selected Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $10,000
The Tillotson Fund’s Empower Coös Youth Grants program is designed, implemented and led by their student committee members.
Organizations that benefit Coös 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 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.
This grant program awards support of up to $10,000 to eligible organizations.
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.
What they look for
- Support environmental initiatives that involve youth (ages 12 to 22) such as: programs and activities that support recycling efforts, protect wildlife, or offer educational opportunities to community members.
- 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.
- Address gaps in need for underserved, low-income residents.
For mor information, visit Empower Coös Youth Grant.