A county-wide group of young volunteers, ages 13 to 18, who analyze the needs within their communities and grant money to local organizations who in turn meet those designated needs. The Council also raises funds for local grant pools and programs, as well as encourages young people to become actively involved through volunteerism and philanthropic action within the local communities.
What does the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) do?
Excerpts from Lessons Learned from the Michigan Community Foundations’ Youth Project 1991-1997 which can be obtained by contacting the Council of Michigan Foundations at (616)842-7080 or by visiting their website at www.novagate.com/~mcfyp
Kim Witt, Adult Advisor
Claire Wiens – President
Brianna Bradely – Vice-President
Maisie Edmonson – Secretary
Hannah Kirchner – Treasurer