The Youth Development Grant program is the fourth and newest component of My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper (MBSK). This program provides funding opportunities to local non-profit organizations who provide services to St. Pete youth and expands Mayor Kriseman's education and community iniatives designed to provide additional opportunities to the Sunshine City's youth and businesses.
To learn more about how Youth Development Grants are utilized, watch the Keep St. Pete Lit's Youth Development Grant testimonial video.
Youth Development Grant Review Committee
A 10 member Youth Development Grant Review Committee, consisting of St. Pete residents and community members, participate in the review and selection process. To learn more about the committee, please read the Youth Development Grant Review Committee 2020 Goals. The committee uses the Youth Development Grants Scoring Rubric, 2020-2021 to determine grant awardees.
2020 Youth Development Grant Recipients
Please see below for the list of organizations and their programs that recieved funds during the 2020 cycle, totaling $249,525.00 in support to St. Pete's youth organizations.
|Bees Learning||We Love Book's Literacy Program||$25,000|
|Center for Academic Excellence||Continuation of Sing Out and READ's Family Literacy Project at Jordan Park||$24,879|
|Cloud Nine Outdoors||Cloud Nine Outdoors Youth Year Round Outdoors and Education Program||$19,102|
|Community Development and Training Center Inc.||Tipping Point STEM||$25,000|
|Golden Generations Inc.||My Sistah's Place||$25,000|
|Keep St. Pete Lit, Inc.||St. Pete LitSpace Yough||$25,000|
|Speakeasy M.E.D.I.A. Foundation||2020 MBSK Youth Development Grant||$24,560|
|The Gathering of Women, Inc.||The Gathering of Women Musician Program||$10,573|
|Youth Development Foundation of Pinellas County Inc.||AKA AKAdemy Global Leadership Program||$20,160|
|Workforce Solutions of Tampabay, Inc.||This Career Exploration||$19,053|
|Junior League of St. Petersburg, FL Inc.||Junior League of St. Peterburg's Care Fair||$6,210|
|Harriet Tubman PTO Aftercare, Inc.||Project4Life!!!!||$24,988|