Youth Leadership Grants

Starbucks Foundation

The deadline for submission of a Letter of Inquiry is December 15, 2013.


Starbucks Foundation is interested in supporting organizations that equip young people ages 15-24 in Business Savvy, Social Conscience, and Collaborative Communication;

engaging others in an inclusive manner across teams, functions and cultures; and the ability to leverage new and creative ways of communication.


Virginia State Parks Youth Corps Supervisors

The deadline for the application is February 1, 2014.

The Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a youth program that is tailored towards volunteering and making our Virginia State Parks a better place! Supervisors for the Youth Conservation Corps lead a group of ten to fourteen crewmembers aged 14-17 through a three week long program where they work and live at a state park. Leaders of our crews receive an $1800 stipend and a $350 travel stipend following successful completion of our three week program. YCC is a memorable and rewarding experience and it looks great on a resume! Programs are divided into two sessions. Our hope for the summer of 2014 is to have a program at all 36 of our state parks, roughly 18 each session. Some supervisors may be asked to participate in two sessions. If selected, supervisors must be able to attend a mandatory training session on June 11-15, 2014 at Westmoreland State Park. This year we will be hosting a member of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) to show our supervisors the basics of trail construction and maintenance. Trail maintenance and construction are two major projects that you may complete during your time as a YCC Supervisor. Other projects can include: vista/scenic overlook clearing, campsite construction, signage construction, wetland restoration, and other environmental important projects.

Some important dates that pertain to our program are as follows:
Mandatory Supervisor Training: June 11-15 2014 at Westmoreland State Park
1st Session: June 22-July 11, 2014
2nd Session: July 20-August 9, 2014

If you are interested in learning more about our YCC program visit our website: The application for our program is also located at this same site. The deadline for the application is February 1, 2014. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have about our program. With your help, we can make Virginia State Parks a better place!

Dir. Community Engagement and Volunteerism
Virginia State Parks
(P) 703-583-5497
(F) 703-583-2514
[email protected]

12/15/2013 - 07/20/2014
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