About Us

The Carolina Youth Power Fund (CYPF) is a Frontline Fund offering mini-grants to empower young people in the Carolinas.

This grant has the following goals:

  • Foster youth leadership development in NC.
  • Strengthen voter engagement infrastructure.
  • Increase access to the skills and tools that facilitate voter engagement.
  • Support organizing efforts led by youth who are directly impacted by voter suppression.

Application Requirements

  • The project must engage young people between the ages of 17-30.
  • The applicant should request no more than $500.
  • The project must take place in the state of North Carolina.
  • The application must demonstrate that the project will empower young people with the skills and resources to support voter engagement.

*Activities cannot include any campaigns for or against political candidates. Activities cannot be conducted for the purpose of personal benefit. 501(c)(3)s have limitations on how much activity can be conducted to influence legislation.

Make a Donation

If you are a foundation/grantmaker seeking to make a grant, or wish to send a donation by check, please fill out this contact form and indicate your foundation’s interest in granting to our Frontlines Leaders Fund.

If you’d like to make your donation on a recurring monthly basis, please click here.

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