Youth Development Grants
Youth Development Grants
The City’s Youth Development Grants program provides funding opportunities to local non-profit organizations who provide services to at-risk St. Pete youth and expands education and community initiatives designed to provide additional opportunities to the Sunshine City's youth and businesses. Learn more about Youth Development Grants and the My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper initiative on stpete.org/MBSK.
To learn more about how Youth Development Grants are utilized, watch the Keep St. Pete Lit's Youth Development Grant testimonial video.
GRANT APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW
The application deadline for the Youth Program Development grants has been extended to June 13 at 11:59 p.m.
Applicants are invited to attend a virtual information session on the dates and times listed below:
- Wednesday, May 18 at 6–7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, May 26 at 6-7:30 p.m.
GRANT review committee positions OPEN NOW
The City of St. Petersburg is also seeking residents who are interested in promoting education and workforce participation to the city’s at-risk youth to fill vacancies on the Youth Development Grant Review Committee.
The eight-person committee reviews grant applications for the Youth Development Grant Program, a component of the My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper (MBSK) initiative, and provides recommendations to the Mayor for funding based on criteria and guidelines. Organizations associated with selected committee members are unable to apply to receive funding through this grant cycle.
The City will be accepting applications for the Youth Development Grant Review Committee until 5 p.m. on Monday, June 6.
2020 Youth Development Grant Recipients
|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|