Local High School Students Grant $10,035 to Youth Programs
The YAPPERS are local high school students who serve as the Community Foundation’s youth grantmaking board.
YAPPERS grants to youth-serving nonprofits help organizations strengthen and grow their programs. Preference is given to proposals that focus on meeting basic human needs, combating violence, providing opportunities for youth, and/or raising awareness for issues that local youth face.
This year, the YAPPERS awarded five grants totaling $10,035:
Hills and Dales Child Development Center — $200 for Inclusive Summer Music Jam Sessions
Life Connections Peer Recovery Services — $2,200 for Life Connections Wellness Center Technology for Others
Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAD) — $4,000 for iJAD: Transforming At-Risk Students into Future-Ready Graduates
Live Like Jack — $635 for a children’s support group with Grief Library
Dubuque Visiting Nurse
Association — $3,000 for Prevention of Child Abuse — Parent Education Program