Thesegrants support youth-led service projects, youth in foster care (ages 5-18),and youth who have recently transitioned out of foster care (ages 19-25) inplanning and implementing service projects in their community. Youth-serving organizations that have priorexperience in working with youth in the foster care system are eligible toapply, provided that they that engage foster youth in planning and implementinga service project. Service projects will take place as part of Global YouthService Day on April 25-27, 2008. Projects can address themes such as theenvironment, disaster relief, public health and awareness, community education,hunger, literacy, or any issue that youth identify as a community need.

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