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 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

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Youth Development Grant Review Committee

A 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


2020 Youth Development Grant Recipients

Organization Program Award Amount
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