To receive a grant from the State Farm Youth Advisory Board, organizations/institutions must be located in the United States or Canada. Primary applicant can be anyone involved with a public K-12, public charter, or higher education institution. Teachers or school-based service-learning coordinators whose primary role is to coordinate service-learning projects in a public, charter, or higher education institution are excellent applicants. Non-profit organizations are also eligible if they are able to demonstrate how they plan to actively interact with students in public K-12 schools.
Applicants must also have 501(c) 3 federal tax status and a demonstrated capacity to effectively manage grant funds. Organizations may also serve as the site’s designated lead partner with primary responsibility for program implementation.