The grants are an opportunity for youth to access up to $1000 to develop and implement projects addressing important issues in their community and help their peers.
Previous Grant recipients have addressed a wide range of issues and challenges including mental health awareness, increased social connection, anti-bullying and peer mentoring.
To be eligible for a gran the project must be planned and implemented by youth aged 14 to 24, clearly engage their peers in Huron and Perth Counties and have an adult trustee over the age of 25.
Applications for the up to $1000 grant are open until September 13, 2021.
Details regarding criteria and timelines are available from perthhuron.unitedway.ca.