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.

Membership applications are now closed.


Please contact our Youth Council Advisor, Maryellen Ferro, Community Investment Officer at 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 (held on Sundays) at the Community Foundation Office in downtown Ann Arbor from September-May
  • 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)

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

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