Membership

Twenty-five high school students living in Washtenaw County serve on Youth Council and award over $80,000 in grants each year to support youth programs and services throughout Washtenaw County.

Applications are now available!

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Due by September 12

Questions or need a paper application?

Please contact our Youth Council Advisor, Maryellen Ferro, Community Investment Officer at mferro@aaacf.org or call (734) 663-0401 x116.

Youth Council June 2019

To be eligible to apply for a position on the Youth Council a student must:

  • be entering 9th,10th or 11th grade in the fall of the application year (priority will be given to 9th and 10th graders)
  • live in Washtenaw County
  • attend 1-2 monthly meetings ranging from 3-8 hours in length (held on Sundays) at the Community Foundation Office in Downtown Ann Arbor from September -May
  • attend an interview on September 19th or 20th 
  • participate in foundation wide events as needed
  • attend site-visits, team building activities, and volunteering opportunities
  • review, score, and provide insight into between 20-30 grant applications each year (outside of meeting times)
  • be willing to commit their time. Please see the sample calendar for a better idea of what is expected.

*If getting to any events or meetings related to the Youth Council is an issue, transportation will be covered by AAACF.

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