About the Youth Rising California Program
The Youth Rising mini-grant program is a partnership with The California Endowment (TCE), a CA-based foundation that provides $500 – $1000 seed grants to early-stage youth-led (ages 13 to 24) projects aimed at supporting youth visionaries, organizers, and dreamers around the state. This program specializes in empowering communities that are generating health, people-power, and systems change in California. Because we believe local changemakers are better placed to understand the issues facing them, a youth-powered advisory council identifies and provide startup funding and mentorship to inspiring projects.
Support the growth of future leaders through both financial and non-financial support, such as one-on-one mentoring, group events, training, and more
Demonstrate belief in young people so that they may continue on their journey of becoming committed and resilient changemakers
What Can $1,000 Do in the Youth Rising CA Program?
Here are some examples: