Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development is now accepting applications for the Judy Watson Olson Education Enrichment Award in honor of former Grow & Lead President and CEO, Judy Watson Olson.
This $500 award assists Upper Peninsula K-12 schools, teachers, or organizations with programs that help youth succeed academically. Examples of potential projects include homework clubs, field trips, mentoring or literacy support. It is preferred that funds be utilized within one year.
Applicants must be from Upper Peninsula school districts, College Access Networks or other youth-serving organizations. Selection will be based on how the program addresses an unmet need, how it helps youth succeed academically, the number of youth served, and other compelling data as determined by the selection committee.
The deadline to submit completed applications is Friday, March 5, 2021.