Youth Development Grants

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Youth Development Grants

Grants Overview

The City’s Youth Development Grants program provides funding opportunities to local non-profit organizations that 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

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Youth Development Grant Review Committee

An eight-member Youth Development Grant Review Committee, made up of St. Pete residents and community members, participates in the review and selection process. The committee uses the Youth Development Grants Scoring Rubric, 2022-2023 to determine grant awardees. To learn more about the committee, please read the Youth Development Grant Review Committee 2022 Goals


2022 Youth Development Grant Recipients

Organization Program Award Amount
AKA AKAdemy Environmental Studies $22,295
AMIkids Vocational Training Program $20,000
Barbershop Book Club SummerCuts Workshops & Dad's Treasure Chest Initiative  $25,000
Business Professional Roundtable Inc. Helping Young People Excel (HYPE) $19,060
Girls Rock St. Pete Youth Empowerment Camp $24,700
Golden Generations My Sistah's Place Career Readiness Program $25,000
Junior League of St. Petersburg, FL Inc. Junior League of St. Peterburg's Care Fair $8,800
Keep St. Pete Lit, Inc. St Pete LitSpace Youth $25,000
Reach St. Pete Literacy Program $18,000
Seniors in Service Foster Grandparent Program $21,278
Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation  M.A.S.T.R. Kids After School and Summer Camp $25,000
Sing Out and Read Family Literacy Project $24,839
Starting Right Now GRAD Program $25,000