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Youth Opportunities Program Grants

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The Youth Opportunities Program offers financial support for cultural, recreational, and educational activities for City of Boulder resident middle and high school age youth through grants to individual youth and to agencies. All grants must serve City of Boulder resident middle school and high school youth only.

Community Grants

Annual Grant

Annual grants are awarded on a competitive basis to youth-serving programs utilizing a positive youth development approach which target young people and, as much as possible, are designed with their input. 

Group Activities Fund

  • Groups of at least ten City of Boulder residents can apply for up to $3,000 to help pay for a cultural, educational, or recreational activity in Colorado
  • Application deadline is the 15th of each month from August through May
  • Group Activities Grant Application 2018 docx

Volunteer Service Project Fund

  • City of Boulder resident youth may apply for funds to purchase materials needed to do a local community service project
  • Application deadline is the 15th of each month from August through May
  • Volunteer Service Project Fund Application 2018 doc

Grants for Individual Youth

Individual Fund

To see a list of youth volunteer opportunities organized by age, go to the Volunteer Opportunities for Youth pdf booklet.


YOP Annual Grants Funding Dashboard 

Below is an interactive dashboard for users to explore programs seeking and receiving funding from YOP annual grants.

Contact us:

Brandon Blew, Youth Opportunities Program Coordinator
303-441-4349 or  [email protected]

Marla Riley, Youth Opportunities Program Assistant
303-441-1911 or  [email protected]

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