Youth Philanthropy Licking County is a committee of the Licking County Foundation, in partnership with the Youth Leadership Council of Licking County, a program of Pathways of Central Ohio. Formed in 2017, committee membership is comprised of teens who also serve on the Youth Leadership Council, Foundation staff and board members.
Youth Philanthropy of Licking County was created to empower young philanthropists to share time, talent, and treasure within their communities and support youth voice and action in Licking County.
Youth Philanthropy Licking County (YPLC) is accepting grant proposals from tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations serving youth in Licking County as part of a competitive grantmaking process to respond to new and existing programs, emerging needs, and innovative services. Maximum award will be $500.
The 2020 YPLC Grant Application is a one-step application process for Licking County Foundation competitive funding. The deadline is open until available funds have been exhausted, which will be announced of the Foundation's website. All organizations submitting an application will be contacted after the review process is complete; allow up to six weeks for a response, as applications are considered once a month.
- Current, verifiable 501(c)(3) status
- Program/Project addresses needs of Licking County youth, ages 0-18
Youth Philanthropy of Licking County (YPLC) was created to empower young philanthropists to share time, talent, and treasure within their communities and support youth voice and action in Licking County. To further support these efforts the Licking County Changemakers award was created to recognize the contributions of young individuals who are making a difference in the community.
Nominations will be accepted for high school students, who are between the ages of thirteen and nineteen, and attend school in Licking County. Nominations may be submitted by anyone, including: peers, teachers, group leaders, neighbors, etc. as long as the nominator is not related to the nominee. Winners will receive an award, and a grant will be made in the recipient’s name to a charitable organization of their choice that is making an impact in Licking County. YPLC is committed to recognizing the greatness of youth-led change.
- The organization receiving donation must be a current, verifiable 501(c)(3) status
- The nominee must be a Licking County High School student or a Licking County resident that is homeschooled or enrolled in online school grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year.
Select the document below to nominate someone today!
Applications must be submitted by Monday March 16th @5pm. There are multiple ways to submit the application:
- E-mail: Save and email the completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: Fax the application to the attention of Alexia Rose at 740-322-6260
Global Youth Service Day
Youth Philanthropy of Licking County launched on April 20th, 2018 in conjunction with Global Youth Service Day, a 30-year worldwide initiative for youth-led service projects. YPLC members volunteered at PBJ Connections in Pataskala, Ohio. PBJ Connections addresses the need for culturally competent, client-centered mental health treatment.
Many thanks to the Youth Philanthropy Committee: Co-Chairs—Janine Mortellaro, Hannah Brunaugh (Heath HS), Sydney Fowels (Heath HS), Maci Mcmillan (Northridge HS), Sophia Mirmohamed (Newark HS), Nick Kovalick (Heath HS), Chyene Rappold (Heath HS), Brittany Fairburn (Park National Bank), Chase Ghiloni (First Federal Savings), Cheryl Hoshor (Pathways of Central Ohio)