Mission/Giving Statement: United Way of Central New Mexico’s Young Leaders Society Initiative is focused on assisting, inspiring and empowering youth (13-18) to transition into adulthood and develop as future leaders.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Education, Life Skills, Community Involvement
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions: In 2012-13, Young Leaders Society Initiative Fund will focus on programs that assist, inspire and empower youth (12-18) by supporting educational accomplishments and needs, providing life skills and/or inspiring community involvement.
Type of Funding/ Funding Restrictions: Agencies must meet the following criteria to apply for funding:
Offer a program to youth (12-18) that meets one or more of the areas listed above
Provide program services in one or more of the four counties of central New Mexico (Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, Valencia)
Agencies may apply for the United Way of Central New Mexico Community Fund grant in the same funding cycle, but it must be for a different program
Attend grant application training the week of February 20th, complete an online application by March 30th and host a site visit during the month of April
As part of the online grant application, submit a current 501(c)3 letter, IRS Form 990, Board of Directors list and current audit (for agencies with more than $500,000 in annual revenue) or current financial statements signed by the Board Chair (for agencies under $500,000 in annual revenue)
If funded, biannual reports are required.
Application Instructions: Interested agencies should send an email with the following information to Jeanette Salazar, [email protected] no later than COB Wednesday, February 15. Eligible agencies will be contacted with details of the grant application training when all of the requested information is received:
1. Name of Agency
2. Name of Program
3. Contact Name, Email Address and Phone Number
4. Brief Program Description (no more than 100 words)