Multnomah Athletic Foundation
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The Multnomah Athletic Foundation is accepting applications from middle school youth who are eager to gain:
• Leadership experience
• Develop a greater understanding of their community and
• Support local non-profits who are serving youth through athletics.
The Multnomah Athletic Foundation promotes confidence and character-building opportunities with an emphasis on athletic participation for youth in underserved communities.
The Youth Grant Initiative is a unique and exciting opportunity for youth (grades 7- 8 as of September 2020) to be a part of community outreach through the power and process of giving grants.
At the Multnomah Athletic Foundation, we believe that you have the power to create change and bring people together through athletics. Not only do we value your insights and opinions greatly but also believe in your ability to make a difference through acts of service. Joining the Youth Grant Initiative is an opportunity for you to be in charge of the future by creating and leading an epic journey through the world of philanthropy and ultimately changing our communities through athletics for the better.
The Youth Grant Initiative (YGI) team will meet 7 times a year (September –December 2020) and meeting topics will include: leadership, understanding of a nonprofit organization, basics of community engagement, grant making process, review of applications and the value of relationships. By the end of the year, the YGI team will collectively make grant awards and funding recommendation for a provided pool of $5,000, to the Multnomah Athletic Foundation Board.
The Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with limited staff. We are looking for individuals to serve as board members, committee volunteers, to help with special events and to review scholarship applications. Working together, we can enable and inspire youth through athletics.
We look forward to talking to you about your interest areas, talents and willingness to get involved! Get started by completing this form – basic information, interest areas and two questions. We will respond and find the best way to utilize your talents and time!