December 2, 2016
New and Noteworthy
Here's a chance to get to know this year's Youth Council members! Read about their passion for the youth council, big issues facing young people today, favorite foods, superpowers, and more.
At our Annual Community Meeting this past May, we asked the community to take part in a "crowd-granting" activity. Based on the results, we distributed $10,000 across four of our key priorities, and we are pleased to provide an update on the efforts these funds helped support.
Your voice matters to us. Please help us by filling out this 10 question survey at www.aaacf.org/YouthSurvey. Your 5 minutes of time will help thousands of students like you get the help and support they deserve.
The Coordinated Funders are excited to be partnering with Nonprofit Enterprise at Work (NEW) and Zingerman’s ZingTrain in order to offer our 2016-2018 Coordinated Funding Program Operations grantees the opportunity to participate in the Leadership DELI initiative in 2016/2017.
Even after careers as educators, Marie Shaffer thought there was something more to be done by her and her late husband Earl W. Shaffer to incentivize college graduation. Thanks to the ongoing Level the Playing Field Fund dollar-per-dollar match—and the benefit of the IRA charitable rollover—the Earl & Marie Shaffer Scholarship Fund will do just that through the Community Scholarship Program.