Wiscasset Reach students used their JOY grant to provide scholarships to Waterfall Arts. See the Maine Art Scene story.
The Wiscasset Project Reach students had a very busy year! See how their JOY work complemented other service and community projects in this article in the Wiscasset Newspaper.
JMG students at the Lewiston Regional Technical Center hosted an inspiring check presentation ceremony May 9, 2013. See coverage on page 2 in the Twin City Times.
Savvy students in Machias stretch the benefits of their JOY grant by shopping off- season for the local nonprofit clothes closet.
Read about Durham Community School’s first year of JOY work and Freeport High School ‘s grantmaking in the Brunswick Times Record. ‘Jump-starting’ philanthropy in RSU 5 Program has young pupils planting plum trees By JT LEONARD, Times Record Staff … Continue reading
Messalonskee, Winslow and Waterville schools give $7,000.00 to non-profits in the communities around them. JMG students worked together to give the grants to each non-profit. http://www.centralmaine.com/2013/04/05/nonprofits-accept-_7000-in-grants-from-central-maine-jmg-students7-organizations-receive-grants-from-area-youth_2013-04-04/
(Unity–) Working collaboratively, 200 middle and high school students from Messalonskee, Winslow and Waterville awarded $7000 in grants to Maine nonprofits through the statewide youth philanthropy program, Jumpstart Our Youth (JOY). Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) students invited several nonprofits to … Continue reading
Repeating last year’s successful process for awarding JOY grants, JMG students from Waterville, Winslow and Messalonskee High Schools along with JMG Project Reach students from Waterville and Winslow gathered March 5th as seven selected nonprofits presented 10 minute pitches for … Continue reading
According to JMG Specialist Susan Dubay, her Community High School students in Fort Kent embraced the role of youth philanthropists. After a thoughtful and thorough process to deepen their understanding of community organizations applying for funds, it was clear the … Continue reading
Fort Kent Community High School goes big in soliciting applications for its 2012-2013 JOY grants. The Fiddlehead Focus carried this story describing the program for potential nonprofit applicants.