Youth Advisory Board (YAB) - Youth and Philanthropy Fund

The Youth and Philanthropy Fund provides grants to Berks County programs that address youth-related issues that are considered critical needs by the foundation’s Youth Advisory Board.

The 2019-2020 Youth Advisory Board will determine an application theme in Fall 2019.

Select grant applicants will be asked to participate in a site visit with YAB members.
Site visits will occur in February and March. Decisions will be made in April. Funds will be available in May.

If you have any questions about the application, please email If you need technical assistance please email or call 610-685-2223.

In order to apply for any grant, you must first click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a grant.

Note that demographic and quality of life data about Berks County is available at Berks Vital Signs. You may find that data useful in this or other grant applications that you complete.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Program/Project Name
  2. Describe the purpose of your program/project in one sentence.
  3. Will this program or project benefit the residents of Berks County, PA?
  4. How does your organization support revitalization efforts that will attract Berks County youth to the City of Reading?
  5. List the major activities involved with this program/project.
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