"The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.”
Youth Service America (YSA) is a national organization that encourages service projects initiated by youth. There are wonderful stories of students who impacted their communities. Visit www.ysa.org to read about some of these projects. Their stories might inspire you!
TeenLife Blog has a list of “50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers.” One of these ideas might spark an idea of your own to help fix a problem, meet a need or solve an issue. Visit their blog.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension hosts a list of “366 Community Service Ideas,” and they are sorted by category for easy browsing. Perhaps one of their ideas will become the solution you are looking for. Learn More.
As you complete the grant application, please write careful and thorough answers to every question. Some of your answers may only need a sentence, others may need a few paragraphs. It is important that you are clear and detailed in your application.
Please contact DAYS with questions. We are here to help!