The Brooklyn Community Foundation is accepting Letters of Interest for their Invest In Youth Initiative.
The grantmaking programs seeks to support Brooklyn based non profits who are serving youth aged, 16-24.
Eligible organizations will do work in one or more of the following areas:
- Youth Development & Leadership: Support for community-based organizations that offer youth development and leadership programs in neighborhoods where quality programs are rare or non-existent.
- Youth Justice: Support for organizations addressing school suspensions, providing young people with neighborhood-based alternatives to arrest, and increasing educational and work opportunities for court-involved youth. Support applies to both advocacy and direct services.
- Immigrant Youth & Families: Support for organizations serving immigrant families in the borough, with a particular focus on those that provide legal and language services, advocacy and organizing, and leadership opportunities for new immigrants.