- St. Pete’s Promise
- Mentoring Initiatives
- Take Stock in Children Scholarships
- Corporate Sponsorships
- Mayor’s Service Learning Program
- St. Pete Reads and more
- My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper
The city’s role in education involves implementation of programs such as the MBSK Youth Development Grants, the Mayor’s Service Learning Initiative and ReadsToMe, a program pairing teen mentors with early readers. Below is more information about three of those initiatives:
What are Youth Development Grants?
The city continues to expand the Mayor’s education and community initiatives designed to provide additional opportunities to our youth and businesses. The fourth and newest component of My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper (MBSK) is the Youth Development Grant program. Applications are available now through Feb. 23.
Youth Development Grant 2018 Application
Youth Development Grant 2018 Application - Word
In addition, the City is seeking interested St. Petersburg residents to fill eight (8) vacancies on the newly-forming Youth Development Grant Review Committee. The City will be accepting resumes until 5 PM on Monday, February 12, and expects to have all appointments approved by the Mayor. The term of service will be for one year that ends in 2019. All appointees will be eligible to serve another one-year term. Please send a resume to the address listed in the link below and include the number of your City Council District in the body of the document.
To learn more about the grant review committee, please read the attached document.
What is the Mayor’s Service Learning Challenge?Sponsored by the Pinellas Education Foundation, the Mayor’s Service Learning Challenge provides start-up funding of up to $500 to elementary, middle and high schools in the St. Petersburg area for the purpose of creating sustainable service learning projects to benefit the school community or the community at large. During the 2015-2016 academic year, six St. Petersburg-area public schools received grants through this program.
Request a School Tour
The City of St. Petersburg welcomes all students to tour City Hall! Guided tour through City Hall give students the opportunity to learn about the rich culture of St. Petersburg, the Mediterranean style of the building and city government. Please plan for the tour to last approximately 1 hour. To request a tour, fill out the form below and a member of the marketing team will contact you to schedule.Request a Tour