Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation accepting applications for Youth Council
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for 10 new members of its Youth Council. Made of 25 members, the youth council helps to distribute $80,000 in grants to youth-focused programs, services and projects in Washtenaw County. Youth Council members assist in the implementation of a needs-assessments every three years to reassess the changing needs of youth within the county. In 2020, $78,000 worth of AAACF Youth Council grants were refocused towards operating support for nonprofits and residents faced with impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1989, the AAACF Youth Council has had over 266 members who have awarded over $2 million in grants, assessed the needs of Washtenaw County youth and have ensured that young people in the county have representation.