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Do Something Summer Jobless Grants

Do Something
Award Amount: 
$500 - $2,000

Applicants must be 25 years of age or younger and must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen.

Grant Deadline: 
July 10, 2011

In response to this summer's high teen unemployment rate, Do Something, a national nonprofit organization that helps young people create and participate in community service projects, is offering a grant program to help young people get involved in or create their own local projects to provide youth with volunteer opportunities in place of jobs.Summer Jobless Grants can be used to help cover the costs of implementing a youth volunteer project, including food, materials and supplies, event space, and transportation, and include more teens in community action projects. All applicant programs must engage at least twenty-five teens in volunteerism.

Visit the funder's Web site for more information.