FREEPORT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS

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January 31, 2019
FREEPORT, IL – January 28, 2019 – The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Freeport Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for its spring 2019 grant cycle.  On-line application procedures and grant guidelines are available on the website at www.freeportcommunityfoundation.org, by calling the Foundation at 815‑801‑3035, or emailing fcfdirector@freeportcommunityfoundation.org.
Applications must be submitted to the Youth Advisory Council of the Freeport Community Foundation by 4:00 pm on February 28, 2019.  Any 501(c)(3) not‑for-profit organization that benefits youth in Stephenson, Jo Daviess, and Carroll counties may apply.  Grant awards will be announced by April 8, 2019. The Youth Advisory Council of the Freeport Community Foundation is particularly interested in funding initiatives that benefit youth and are collaborative, inclusive, and responsive to the needs of the community.
Additionally, YAC is currently accepting student applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Any student who will be an incoming Freshman through Senior in autumn 2019 – public, private, or homeschooled – and resides within Stephenson, Jo Daviess, or Carroll counties is eligible to participate. YAC applications can be found on the FCF website.
For more information regarding YAC, please contact Michelle DeHaven, Freeport Community Foundation Executive Director, by calling 815-801-3035 or via email at:  fcfdirector@freeportcommunityfoundation.org.
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If you would like more information on this topic or to schedule an interview, please contact Michelle DeHaven at 816-801-3035 or email Michelle at fcfdirector@freeportcommunityfoundation.org.