5.21.18 US Nonprofit News
The Gruber Foundation awarded $1.5 million to scientists, Aisha Alexander joined Meyer Foundation as Senior Director, Innovation Enterprise’s Digital Publishing Innovation Summit will take place July 18th and 19th in New York, and more.
Youth Volunteerism: A Key to Creating Lifelong Change
Volunteerism empowers children and shapes their futures. Nonprofits that engage youth in service benefit through expansion of their mission and reach, fresh energy and ideas, increased public support, and cultivation of new volunteers and supporters.
Youth group urges long-term service
Youth Service America launches the Semester of Service campaign to encourage young people to engage in long-term community-service projects.
Getting at-risk youth involved
Engaging at-risk youth in service programs, though considered a risky proposition by many nonprofits, can benefit everyone involved.