Join us to celebrate the work of the 22 local schools who participated in our Student Leadership Grant Program.
Local non-profit organizations are invited to join our Board as we share our new strategic plan and grantmaking priorities on Monday, August 12th from 4-5PM at the Commerce Building’s third floor conference room, 200 East Third Street.
Engage Owensboro, an initiative launched in partnership with the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, is an interactive database and a board training program designed to more fully engage citizens in Greater Owensboro. This fall, non-profit organizations will be able to connect with individuals within the community who are interested in serving their organization whether it be through a board appointment, committee work or simply volunteering. Another key component of Engage Owensboro is specific board training opportunities that will be available to individuals within the community. This will ensure that individuals seeking to serve on boards would have the appropriate orientation…
This year the Young Foundation will celebrate our 20th year anniversary. To mark this occasion, we will be inviting all schools in the three local districts to be part of our celebration through our Student Leadership Grants. These grants will encourage the leadership and problem solving potential of our local students by empowering them to design a service project which our Foundation will support with a $1,000 grant. These projects will be developed and implemented by the students and address a community or school need/problem they determine and can resolve.