Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council awards nearly $3,000 in grants. 

November 15, 2017

Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council awards nearly $3,000 in grants. 

LUDINGTON — The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Community Foundation for Mason County recently awarded $2,939 in grant support for community projects and teacher mini-grants. The awards include:

  • Two teacher mini-grants to support classroom learning enhancements
  • Support for the accessible playground project at Ludington State Park
  • Grants to the “All Around Senior” funds of Mason County Central, Mason County Eastern, and Ludington Area Schools.
  • Support for the Lakeshore Food 4 Kids program

The Youth Advisory Council is made up of 25 student representatives from Mason County schools and involves young people in solving real problems affecting their communities and peers. YAC members help set policy and guide distribution of $15,000 a year in grants to promising youth-related projects in Mason County.

“I believe that giving back to the community is one of the most fulfilling things a person can do,” said Olivia Kimes, Mason County Central student and president of the Youth Advisory Council.  “To invest in our community is to contribute to the betterment of many lives, creating a chain reaction of giving and caring, all over the place.”

The Community Foundation for Mason County is an affiliate of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.

For any questions, contact Andrea Large, executive director, 231-845-0326[email protected].

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