Youth as Resources to host workshops

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Youth as Resources, a program of the United Way of Central Indiana, has announced the dates for its Boone County workshops to assist youth groups in applying for grants. The United Way’s Youth as Resources program serves Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion and Morgan Counties.

Up to $800 per grant is available in Boone County for youth who identify community needs and design projects that use their skills, creativity and energy to help others. Groups may apply for funds to cover project expenses, materials, transportation and youth recognition. Youth groups must have an adult advisor and a non-profit sponsor, which may be a school, church, youth-serving or community agency.

The Boone County Youth as Resources grant deadline is Jan. 25, 2013. Youth groups and adult leaders who are interested in developing a community service project and applying for a grant must attend one of the following workshops:

  • Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. – Hussey Mayfield Public Library, 250 N. 5th St., Zionsville
  • Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. – Thorntown Public Library, 124 N. Market St., Thorntown
  • Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. – Trinity Lutheran Church, 2625 Elm Swamp Rd., Lebanon

Groups may RSVP for a workshop by going to www.eventbrite.com/org or by calling 765-483-0165.

For more information, please contact Amy Hammerle, Boone County Youth as Resources & Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at 765-483-0165 or amy.hammerle@uwci.org. Or visit www.uwci.org and choose Youth as Resources under Programs.

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