Applications sought for youth grants

Daily Journal staff reports

Grant applications are being accepted for youth service projects.

The Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Johnson County will offer grants between $50 and $500. Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations including youth groups, community organizations, schools, classrooms, religious organizations and other nonprofits.

The programs must be youth-led from proposal writing to project implementation, address a community need in Johnson County, bring together diverse people and organizations, have a learning component on philanthropy and increase the development assets of young people.

Grant applications are available online at and are due March 1.

Applications may be submitted to the foundation office, 398 S. Main St., Franklin, or by email to Kim Minton at by the deadline.

For more information about joining, contact Kim Minton at 738-2213, email, or visit

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