Grants available for youth organizations

Applications for grants that benefit youth organizations are currently being accepted.

The Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Johnson County, in cooperation with the Johnson County Community Foundation, offers $50 to $500 grants to area nonprofits for youth-led service projects.

Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations including youth groups, community organizations, schools, classrooms, religious organizations and other 501(c)3 nonprofits for projects that are youth-led, address a serious community need in Johnson County, bring together diverse people and organizations and have a learning component on philanthropy.

Applications are available at

Applications are due by 5 p.m. April 14. Applications may be submitted to the Foundation office, 398 S. Main St., Franklin; or by email to Lee Ann Hall at by the deadline.