The Youth Opportunity Fund supports spiritual growth among the Central, Junior, and Young Adult Friends of North Pacific Yearly Meeting -- that is, among young Quakers from middle-school age to about 35. YOF grants are intended to help young people in NPYM take part in events, activities, and other experiences that will nurture their spiritual lives and encourage Spirit-led action. For examples of how young people might use YOF grants, see the information sheet below.
Grants to individuals can be up to $750, grants to groups up to $1500.
· There are 2 funding cycles each year:
o Spring: Applications due April 15; decisions announced by May 1; funds sent by May 15.
o Fall: Applications due Sept. 15; decisions announced by Oct. 1; funds sent by Oct. 15.
To apply, download the application form below. This PDF allows you to key in information. Send the completed form to the Youth Committee by e-mail or to the NPYM Secretary by U.S. mail.
The Youth Opportunity Fund is an endowed fund administered by the NPYM Youth Committee. Contact the Committee via firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.