Join the Youth Philanthropy Board

Join the Youth Philanthropy Board

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) connects young people with a passion for their community to the skills and tools necessary to cultivate change.  
Through this year-long commitment, young people ages 15-24 will have the opportunity to learn more about local youth services and use your acquired skills to make grant recommendations to organizations.
The YPB equips members with tools to become philanthropic and community leaders:

  • Awareness of local youth-serving programs
  • Leadership skills, including program planning, meeting facilitation, organizational culture, group/team dynamics conflict resolution skills and how to work in groups to reach consensus
  • Financial management skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Meeting community leaders
  • Receive reimbursement for all travel costs

Application Dates

September 10, 2018 – October 14, 2018

How to Apply

1. Create an account for GTCF Grants Portal (download step by step instructions here)

2. Log in to GTCF Grants Portal and Click Apply at the top

3. Locate ‘YPB’ and click Apply to the right

4. Complete and submit application