BLING

BLING Funds $30,000 in Youth Advocacy Projects

 | 
YLI is My Story

There were impassioned speeches. Poetry. There was boisterous applause, loud whoops and cheers as youth grantees shared their visionary projects for community change. Bright smiles and cascades of laughter lit up the room as the young people triumphantly waved their grant checks in the air. The Grantee Kickoff is the highlight of BLING’s grant-making cycle. … Continued

B.L.I.N.G. Funds 7 Youth-Led Social Justice Initiatives

 | 
YLI is My Story

“It is really important for people that are going through struggles to come together and try to organize and work things out.” – B.L.I.N.G. Spring 2017 Grantee On Thursday, January 18th, B.L.I.N.G. youth grantmakers held their Grantee Kick-Off, celebrating 7 new youth-led social justice initiatives in San Francisco. B.L.I.N.G. (Building Leaders in Innovative New Giving) … Continued

B.L.I.N.G. Just Funded 6 New Social Justice Initiatives this Spring

 | 
YLI is My Story

“My vision for San Francisco is a city where everyone has an affordable home and stability so they can pursue their dreams” – B.L.I.N.G. Spring 2017 Grantee This year, youth grantmakers in B.L.I.N.G. funded a record number of youth-led social justice initiatives in San Francisco– 18 projects!!! B.L.I.N.G. (Building Leaders in Innovative New Giving) is … Continued

Get $5,000 from BLING for social change in San Francisco!

 | 
Youth Opportunities

“Grantmaking inspires and empowers youth to express their needs so we can make a difference in our community. We learn a professional skill that can be used in our future employment.”– Youth Leader, Bayview Youth Summit Planning Committee (Fall 2015 Grantee) B.L.I.N.G. (Building Leaders in Innovative New Giving) is YLI’s youth-led social justice philanthropy program … Continued

B.L.I.N.G. Youth Philanthropists Michelle and Iveth Bring Social Justice to a Conference

 | 
YLI is My Story

“Social Justice must be included and balanced with traditional philanthropy. We must push intersectionality and diversity. We must take risks and challenge the status quo.” – Youth Leader at 2016 Youth Philanthropy Connect conference Michelle and Iveth, who are youth grantmakers with San Francisco’s B.L.I.N.G. program, (Building Leaders in Innovative New Giving), had the opportunity … Continued

B.L.I.N.G. Just Used $30k to Fund 8 Projects: Check Them Out!

 | 
YLI is My Story

SPRING BLING! B.L.I.N.G. uses $60,000 to fund youth-led projects during our Fall and Spring cycles. We are excited to announce our Spring grantees below! Stay tuned for our 2016 Fall Grant Application releasing in September! BEYONDSLAY: Young Women’s Healing Summit, a project of The Mayor’s Youth Employment & Education Program (MYEEP) and Females Against Violence … Continued

YLI’s 2015-2016 Annual Report is now available

 | 
Our History

READ THE COMPLETE ANNUAL REPORT Youth Leadership Institute proudly presents our 2015-2016 Annual Report. This year we celebrate highlights across our regions, levitra buy canada us including the increase levitra buy canada us of Youth Commissions across the state, passing our 100th policy in our 25 year history, and funding over $185,000 in youth-led projects. This year, 84% … Continued

April 1st DEADLINE: BLING’s 2016 $5000 Spring Grant Application For SF Youth To Propose Projects

 | 
Youth Opportunities

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_button button_type=”regular” button_link=”https://yli.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/B.L.I.N.G-app-spring-16-v.2.pdf” button_target=”blank” button_text_align=”center” button_font_weight=”normal” button_font_style=”normal” button_border_style=”solid” animation_delay=”0″]Download the Spring 2016 BLING Application[/cmsms_button][cmsms_text] Youth living in San Francisco can get up to $5,000 to fund your idea for social change! Applications are due April 1 at 5pm. 10 STEPS TO http://www.viagragenericoes24.com/viagras-naturales APPLY FOR A B.L.I.N.G. GRANT 1. Have an idea for a project … Continued