Delaware Teens: Turn your passion for volunteering into action!

The New Castle County Libraries and the State Office of Volunteerism/Volunteer Delaware are sponsoring The Teen Volunteer Fair, 2014. The event will be held at the Bear Library on Tuesday, April 8 from  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

A wide variety of non-profit organizations that work with teen volunteers will have a chance to make contact with enthusiastic, motivated young people. This is the eighth year for the popular and well-attended  Teen Volunteer Fair. For more information, please visit Volunteer Delaware.

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$30,000 Doodle 4 Google Scholarship is now open; Deadline is March 20th!

The Doodle 4 Google scholarship is open to students in grades K-12 who are enrolled in public, private, or homeschool programs. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

One talented young artist (grades K-12) will see his or her artwork on the Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school.

Applications can be submitted by parents, guardians, teachers and after-school programs. All applications must be accompanied by a completed official entry form signed by the student’s parent or guardian. Incomplete and/or …

Up2Us Sports Matter Matching Grants help youth sports teams struggling with financing

Up2Us is partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods to support a new, youth sports initiative called Sports Matter. Sports Matter will accept applications from youth (K-12) sports teams that as a result of funding restraints, are no longer able to play, are on the brink of being cut, or have never existed despite youth interest.

Selected teams will be asked to raise half the funds needed to operate their program for one year, and the other half will be provided through a matching grant once the goal is met.  In addition to toolkits and other fundraising resources, teams will have access