The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is seeking 15 high school-aged young women in greater Tucson to participate in Unidas, a girls’ philanthropy program. Unidas focuses on community service and leadership, social justice and grant-making. Participants will walk through a grant-making process and award $7,500 to the community organizations that best address the core issue they select.
Applications will be accepted through September 15, 2011.
Unidas – What is it?
Unidas focuses on community service, leadership, social justice and grant-making.
- discuss, research and analyze social justice issues facing young women
- review grant applications and conduct site visits
- give away $7,500 to community organizations!
- gain valuable community leadership and consensus-building skills
- become philanthropic gurus and dynamic community activists!
- Retreat: Saturday, September 24, 2011 10am-3:30pm
- Bi-weekly Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month October 6, 2011-May 3, 2012 4-6pm.
You should apply if you are:
- 14-19 years old
- interested in
- able to commit to scheduled meetings and occasional assignments