Florida (March 19, 2013)
The State Farm® Youth Advisory Board (YAB) 2013 service-learning grant application is now available - and $4 million is up for grabs to support youth-led service-learning initiatives. Florida schools and non-profits are encouraged to apply!
YAB grants will range from $25,000 to $100,000, and all submissions must be submitted online by May 3, 2013, at 5 p.m. CST. Complete details and contact information are available at www.statefarmyab.com
Each grant request must focus on one of these issue areas, chosen by the YAB:
As of August 2012, six years after its initial launch, the YAB has awarded more than $24.7 million in grants to organizations in the U.S. and Canada and impacted more than 14.1 million lives.
"It's a great way for colleges and universities to receive funding for programs that engage local public schools in addressing the issues that we know our Florida communities face," said Julie Smith, State Farm community specialist for Florida.
To be eligible to receive a grant from the YAB, applying organizations must be a public K-12, charter, higher education institution, or a non-profit organization if they are able to demonstrate how they plan to impact student achievement in public K-12 schools.
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