Student volunteers in Delaware can apply for $500 Disney Friends for Change Grants

VolunteerismDisney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers $500 to gather their friends and turn their creative ideas to help their communities into projects taking place on or around Global Youth Service Day, April 15-17, 2016.

Whether protecting the planet, providing food to hungry people, helping other kids learn, or promoting healthy behaviors, Friends for Change help make their communities greener, safer, smarter, healthier, cleaner, and fairer.

What is Disney looking for?

Winning projects are ones that harness the creativity and commitment of young people to use their skills, interests, and talents to meet the needs of others. Show the world that when youth find their voice and take action together, they can make a lasting, positive change in the world!

Who can apply?

Youth ages 5-18 located in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are eligible to apply. In order to be eligible to receive a Disney Friends for Change Grant, you must be between the ages of 5 – 18.  Legally, if you are younger than 13, you must have someone older than 13 prepare and submit the application for you.

Why is volunteerism important?

The Disney’s Friends for Change program is about taking steps together with your friends and family to make a positive impact on the world and the people and animals that live here.  As more kids across the globe become involved, through even the smallest of actions, we can begin to make big changes.

To learn more, please visit Friends for Change.

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Photo by David Castillo Dominici and FreeDigitalPhotos.net. Published on 20 March 2015
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