Young Erie Philanthropists is a field of interest fund housed at The Erie Community Foundation and overseen by a volunteer advisory board.
Young Erie Philanthropists is a group of young professionals working to elevate Erie. Young Erie Philanthropists awards annual grants to support economic, workforce, and community development and offer education, networking, and events to members.
|Year||Nonprofit & Grant Name||Amount Awarded|
|2023||Our West Bayfront: Community Home Rehabilitation Project||$40,000|
|2022||Mother Teresa Academy: Full STEAM Ahead||$20,000|
|2022||Erie Center for Arts & Technology: Expanding the Construction Trades in Erie County||$15,000|
|2021||Erie Arts & Culture: Activate Through Art||$15,000|
|2021||Youth Leadership Institute of Erie: Connected in 5 Project||$5,000|
|2020||International Institute of Erie (URSCI): The New Erie Mavericks||$5,000|
Becoming a member of the Young Erie Philanthropists is simple and rewarding. By donating at least $100, you will become a member with the ability to join a committee, have access to all of our education and networking opportunities, and have a chance to vote on where our annual grant money goes!
Join a committee:
By becoming a part of our Fund Development, Events, or Education committees you can be a direct part of our impact.
Request or provide a corporate sponsorship:
Most of our grant making directly comes from our sponsorship partners. By making a request to your employer, or providing a sponsorship yourself, you are contributing to our mission.
Spread the word:
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