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YPB Wins GGICF Endowment Prize During Go Big GIVE

For the last few years, Greater Grand Island Community Foundation has offered an endowment prize during the annual giving day, Go Big GIVE. The winner of this endowment is randomly chosen from all organizations that raised over $10,000 during Go Big Give. The winner receives a $10,000 endowment through the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation. This year, during the 10th Annual Go Big GIVE, the winner of the Endowment Prize is the Youth Philanthropy Board.

Youth Philanthropy Board is a two-year program for Hall County Junior and Senior High School students. They envision a future where positive behaviors of teens are supported through mental health awareness, substance abuse prevention, safe and fun activities, and peer-to-peer education.

A two-year youth education and leadership program designed to teach the art, science, and business of community philanthropy to the next generation by using the new learning paradigm of the Three Pillars of Philanthropy:

Creating Community Impact - This program provides teens with an opportunity to make an impact in the community both by learning how community philanthropy works and by making the critical and often difficult decisions on resource allocation for the purpose of doing good.
Vitalizing Donor Engagement - This program provides teens and young adults with opportunities and experiences to hone their skills in development, communication, and stewardship at the individual, foundation, and corporate levels.
Building Strategic Volunteerism - This program provides training and experience in recognizing and seizing opportunities to proactively address these felt needs where they exist.

Click here to see all the prize winners during Go Big GIVE and learn how you can participate next year!