YPC Grants $45,000

May 25, 2017

This spring, the Youth Philanthropy Committee (YPC) of the Hamilton Community Foundation is awarding $45,320 in grants to 12 different programs that will have a significant positive impact on our community. YPC is the youth grant making arm of the Hamilton Community Foundation and consists of 20 high school students from Hamilton, Badin, Ross and New Miami School Districts.

Committee members evaluate grant applications based upon nine separate factors, including the program’s goals and objectives, community support, sustainability and the program’s ability to address an important community need for area youth.

The following non-profit organizations received a grant from the YPC this spring:

Abilities First - $5,000 for the Summer Therapy Program.

Butler County Educational Services Center - $4,980 for Kindergarten Readiness Camp.

Big Brothers Big Sisters- $900 for the COUL Active Lifestyle program.

Boys and Girls Club - $1,500 for Get Fit With Zumba.

Caring Closet - $5,000 for Caring Closet Grows.

Hamilton Living Water Ministry - $1,865 for Summer Camp.

Miami University - $4,931 for Youth Citizen’s Academy.

Millville Avenue Meal Center - $5,000 for Ready-Set-Go!

Muscular Dystrophy Association - $5,000 for 2017 MDA Summer Camp.

PARACHUTE Court Appointed Special Advocates - $2,500 for Be a Child’s Voice.

SELF - $2,500 for Neighbors Who Care Home Repair.

YWCA Girls Inc. - $1,644 for Mind + Body.

Grants from the Youth Philanthropy Committee of the Hamilton Community Foundation are made possible by generous donors who want to support youth-serving organizations in Hamilton. The grants are made once a year in the spring.