Youth Service America Offers Youth Venture Funding

Through partial funding from the US Department of Justice, Youth Service America ( and Youth Venture, Inc. ( are teaming up again to make every day National & Global Youth Service Day ( The program is giving young people the opportunity to create sustainable National Youth Service Day projects for N&GYSD 2007,April 20-22. YSA and Youth Venture are offering funding to enable young people to engage in community service and make a difference in their world. Thirty awards of up to $1,000 in start-up funds will be available to young people (ages 12-20) who want to create new, sustainable, and civic-minded organizations, clubs, or businesses ("ventures"). These ventures must be youth-led and designed to be a lasting asset to the community. YSA Youth Venture teams are required to plan a N&GYSD project every year that their venture is operational. For complete program information, visit the YSA Web site. Deadline: July 24, 2006.

Added by Amy Lang on June 24, 2006