The goal of the Youth Development Volunteer Initiative (YDVI) is to strengthen organizations in youth development programming.
MSA awards matching grants of up to $10,000 to provide capacity-building opportunities for organizations to better engage volunteers by creating, expanding, and replicating promising models.
Nonprofits and Volunteer Connector Organizations (VCOs)* working on new and existing youth development programming are eligible to apply for a YDVI grant.
*Volunteer Connector Organizations include agencies that connect individuals with volunteer opportunities and support organizations in effectively using those volunteers to create meaningful change in local communities.
YDVI funds can be used for:
Contact Chris Woods, MSA's Program Officer for Volunteer Initiatives, for more information!