Springfield YEP students award $1,800 in grants

This spring, high school students from the Springfield chapter of the CFO Youth Empowerment Project awarded more than $1,800 in grants to nonprofits serving area children, families and students. The members made all of the grantmaking decisions through a formal application-and-review process.

The 2018 YEP Grant recipients were:

  • The Child Advocacy Center, $286.50
  • FosterAdopt Connect, $500
  • Isabel’s House, Crisis Nursery of the Ozarks, $300
  • Newborns in Need Springfield Chapter, $300
  • Springfield Dream Center, $200
  • The Victim Center, $227

YEP, which has more than 30 chapters across the Ozarks, was founded to promote youth philanthropy on the tenants of education, service, fundraising, and grantmaking.

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