24 Key Clubs receive a Youth Opportunities Fund grant in second funding cycle 

Congratulations to the 24 Key Clubs that are receiving a Youth Opportunities Fund grant during the second of two annual funding cycles. (The application window for this round closed on March 1.) The clubs cumulatively received over US$22,000 in grant funding. 

If your club would like to expand its impact through a specific service project, apply for the first funding cycle in the 2023-24 academic year. The application window opens on August 1 and closes on October 15. Learn more about how a Youth Opportunities Fund grant can help further your club’s service goals — and how your club can apply — at keyclub.org/yof. 

Here are the clubs and projects that received second-round YOF grants: 

Club Name  Project Name  District  Award (in US$) 
Auburn High School   Colors for Children’s 5K/1-mile Run   Alabama   $1,900  
Academy Of The Canyons   Tweets of the City   California-Nevada-Hawaii   $250  
GIA Key Club   For The Love of Reading   Caribbean-Atlantic   $2,000  
Enka High School   Period Product Dispenser   Carolinas   $700  
Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute   Care Packages for the Homeless   Eastern Canada   $760  
St. Francis Xavier Secondary School    Care Packages for the Less Fortunate   Eastern Canada   $800  
Bishop Michael Eldon High School   The Williams Town Community Service Project.   Eastern Canada and the Caribbean   $1,775  
Leesburg High School   School Beautification   Florida   $1,000  
St. Hilda’s Diocesan High School    The purchasing and installment of cooling equipment [fans] for various classrooms.    Jamaica   $1,000  
Field Kindley Memorial School    Community Chest   Kansas   $700  
St. Joseph High School   Blanket Brigade   Michigan   $1,000  
Chillicothe High School   Drug Free After Prom:  A Night to Remember!   Missouri-Arkansas   $1,000  
Foxcroft Academy    Children’s Christmas Project    New England and Bermuda   $1,000  
Academy of Allied Health and Science   Period Project   New Jersey   $300  
Bayside High School   Beautifying School Exterior Project   New York   $1,040.44  
Townsend Harris High School   Never Too Old   New York   $1,000  
Mountainside High School   Trick Or Treat Holiday Event   Pacific Northwest   $120  
Scoala Gimnaziala Mihai Eminescu Rosiorii de Vede   Summer Amphitheater – The Key to myself: L(earning)&En(joy)ing   Romania   $2,000  
James E. Taylor High School   Paws and Relax   Texas-Oklahoma   $250  
Lake Ridge High School   Elevating the Elderly   Texas-Oklahoma   $600  
Lone Star High School   Rethinking Restrooms   Texas-Oklahoma   $500  
Mustang High School   Backpack Program   Texas-Oklahoma   $2,000  
North Garland High School   A Green Thumb    Texas-Oklahoma   $400  
Westosha Central High School   Sweet Cases   Wisconsin-Upper Michigan   $410  
    Total:  $22,505.44