[permaculture] Grant opportunity for Climate Change project for youth]

KNat knat at sprintmail.com
Sun Feb 4 07:54:03 EST 2007

Figuring some of you are early 20s:

Subject: [Globalwarming] Grant opportunity for Climate Change project for youth
> I just came across this announcement for grants to fund youth projects for
> climate change.  It looks like a terrific opportunity to engage our youth on
> a project many of them care very much about.  Follow the link at the bottom
> of the announcement for more information about what kinds of projects will
> qualify.  If your congregation decides to make a proposal, please let me
> know.  If I can help with suggestions or letters of support, feel free to
> ask.

> Red, White & Green Climate Change Grants Available for Youth Projects
> Deadline: March 9, 2007
> Youth Service America (http://www.ysa.org/ ) and the Civil Society Institute
> (http://www.civilsocietyinstitute.org/ ) have announced the second round of
> the Red, White & Green Climate Change Grant. This opportunity offers $500 to
> young people and to organizations that engage young people in the United
> States between the ages of 15 and 25.  
> Applicants are expected to develop and implement a service-learning project
> about climate change that engages their community, policy makers, and
> candidates running for election in 2007 and 2008.
> The program welcomes projects where youth work in partnership with adults
> (parents, coaches, teachers, youth leaders, etc.), but the projects
> should be youth-led and must take place between May 1 and October 31, 2007.
> Selected grantees will share the outcomes and next steps of their service
> projects with each other and with climate change experts. They will also
> present their recommendations to high-level policy makers. Visit the Red,
> White & Green Climate Change Web site (http://www.redwhiteandgreen.org/ ) to
> learn more about this initiative.

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