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BE THE CHANGE GRANTS - CALLING FOR SERVICE LEARNING PROPOSALS

Youth Service Hawaii’s Youth Philanthropy Board announces the availability of grant funds (up to $750) to support service learning projects!

SEE THE ATTACHED APPLICATION FOR MORE INFORMATION: YPBBeTheChange.pdf

Added by Youth Service Hawaii on October 19, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New Email Address for Youth Philanthropy Board Applicants

Aloha -

We are sorry for the inconvenience but we are having trouble with our admin@youthservicehawaii.org email address. Please submit Youth Philanthropy Board grant applications to Carole Iacovelli, carole.iacovelli@gmail.com.

Thanks a lot!

Youth Service Hawaii

Added by Youth Service Hawaii on September 16, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Funds Available for Your Service Learning Project! Deadline 9/23/14

Youth Service Hawaii’s Youth Philanthropy Board announces the availability of grant funds (up to $750) to support service learning projects:

  • Proposed by school or non profit group of students with teacher
  • Address community needs such as: Homelessness, Environment, Peace, Disaster Preparedness, Elder Needs.
  • Link to school/subject curriculum…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on July 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

We Can Fund a Few More Service Learning Grants!

Need a little help with your service learning project? We can provide some funding!

Youth Service Hawaii's Youth Philanthropy Board announces the availability of grants funds (up to $750) to support service learning projects:

  • Proposed by school or non profit group of students…
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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on December 8, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Youth Philanthropy Board: Apply for Funds for Your Service Learning Project

Our Youth Philanthropy Board wants to help you with your service learning projects! We have grants up to $750 to help you with things like purchasing supplies or paying for bus transportation. Now is a great time to consider applying for a mini-grant from the Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB). Applications are due by September 21 so this gives you some time to plan. Filling out the application can be a great class…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on August 30, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Educating The Heart: Earn $5,000 for Your Favorite Non-Profit!

Educating The Heart

The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is once again generously offering funds through its Educating the Heart Program. Private and public school classroom teachers of grades 7-12 who would like to do a service learning project for a non-profit agency that helps Hawaii's poor and needy should definitely take advantage of this opportunity. After the class…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on May 14, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Youth Philanthropy Board Mini-Grants Available - Deadline to Apply is Sept. 4

Our Youth Philanthropy Board wants to help you with your service learning projects! We have grants up to $750 to help you purchase supplies or pay for bus transportation. Now is a great time to consider applying for a mini-grant from the Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB). Applications are due by September 4 so this gives you some time to plan. Filling out the application can be a great class activity!

We are most likely to fund service learning projects…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on July 31, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hawai`i Service Learning in the News!

This morning, three examples of local service learning projects were featured on KHON2 news! Trini Kaopuiki went to Highland Intermediate bright and early to interview students and teachers involved in community service learning projects. It was great to wake up and see these youth sharing their knowledge and passion for the community. Links to all three interviews are below:…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on March 29, 2012 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Healthy Snack and Waste-Free Classroom Celebrations Resource Guide

Before planning your holiday or end-of-year class parties, check out the newly released Healthy Snack and Waste-Free Classroom Celebrations Resource Guide. Encourage your school to serve healthy snacks during HSA week as Sunset Beach Elementary School did last month. This resource will also give you ideas to increase compliance with the DOE Wellness Policy, while reducing…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on March 5, 2012 at 10:55am — No Comments

Important Information for Showcase on the Mall Participants

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SHOWCASE ON THE MALL PARTICIPANTS

The Showcase on the Mall at Windward Mall will be here before we know it. For those of you who are sharing your service learning activities through exhibits, please review the materials below carefully, and be sure to turn in the required forms.

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on February 14, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Spreading the Word About Service Learning

Here at Youth Service Hawaii one of our ongoing challenges is to share the true meaning and value of Service Learning. Obviously we are firm believers in the power of Service Learning to transform youth and communities. But sometimes it is hard to get the message out to the general public. We had an opportunity to spread the word recently through a recent article in…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on December 15, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Teachers: Receive $25 Gift Cert. for Participating in Beta Screenings of Science on a Sphere

Bishop Museum is seeking feedback from teachers for their newly developed NOAA Science on a Sphere live School Programs. There will be 2 special preview program screenings and with an audience feedback session following each event. Light refreshments will be served…
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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on December 9, 2011 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Hawai`i Environmental Education Alliance Seeks Two Interns

WHAT: The Hawai‘i Environmental Education Alliance is seeking two interns to help us meet our mission and vision.



Mission: To promote and develop high quality Environmental Education by building relationships to improve networking and professionalism throughout Hawai'i.
Vision: An informed and engaged island community that values Hawai'i's uniqueness and lives sustainably.



HEEA leaders are excited for the opportunity to mentor two positive and motivated interns that will…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on November 15, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Are You a Health Hero? UnitedHealth HEROES grants due October 17, 2011!

From Youth Service America:

Youth Service America is currently accepting applications for one of our signature grant programs, including the 4th year of our UnitedHealth HEROES Service-Learning Grants. We will award approximately $5,000 worth of grants to schools,…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on October 14, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments

Environmental Resources Available for Teachers!

Aloha Friends -

Kokua Hawaii Foundation has lots of resources available to teachers who would like to do more environmental projects with their students. Check out some of these links:

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on August 29, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Youth Philanthropy Board Seeks New Members

Are you a high school student looking to serve your community and other students? Apply today to serve on our Youth Philanthropy Board! (Teachers, if you have any great students in mind, please send them our way!)

The Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) makes a real difference. In the past…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on May 16, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Reflections from Kumu Kapolei Ki`ili of Auwahi Experiences of Haumāna Kaiapuni

Please enjoy this blog post from Kumu Kapolei Ki`ili of King Kekaulike High School on Maui.  Her students received a Youth Philanthropy Board grant from Youth Service Hawaii and used it to plant native Hawaiian trees.

 

For many of my students, working, learning, and planting native trees in Auwahi was a first experience although the majority were born and raised on our beautiful island of Maui. When we were awarded our grant with the Youth Philanthropy Board,…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on April 12, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments

When Old Ideas Illuminate a New Path

Youth Service Hawaii recently received these wonderful words from Michi A. Sweeney and we wanted to share them with you.  It is a beautiful story about reading, and how the service learning conference helped her make connections with some important people in her life.

 

When Old Ideas Illuminate a New Path…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on April 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Service Learning Conference Saturday March 5!

Youth Service Hawaii is looking forward to the 9th Annual Service Learning Conference "Ho`olale i ka `ai ka u`i, Show What Youth Can Do," this Saturday at Kapi`olani Community College.  The response has been great, and the conference is now at full capacity!

 

With the assistance of expert Cathy Berger Kaye, we have crafted an interactive and engaging program that will simulate the service learning process from start to finish.  It is our hope that this experiential approach…

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Added by Youth Service Hawaii on March 4, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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