Youth group receives grant for project


The YAPPERS (Youth Area Philanthropists), the youth board of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, recently received a $500 Get Ur Good On grant from Youth Service America to implement a project for Global Youth Service Day on Saturday, April 24.

YAPPERS members will conduct video interviews of Dubuque residents as they participate in environmentally friendly activities, describing how they "Do It Green" in accordance with the Dubuque 2.0 sustainability initiative. The youth will work in teams to film, edit and share the video.

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Federal Programs Related to - Environment, General/Other

Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems

Federal Programs Related to - Youth Development, General/Other

Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to participate in recreational, cultural, social and civic activities through membership in clubs and other youth groups with a special focus on programs whose purpose is to help youngsters develop their potential and grow into healthy, educated, responsible and productive adults.

Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

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