Your SADD chapter is working hard to make a difference. Wouldn’t it be great to earn some money at the same time? There are always contests available that your chapter can enter and have a chance to win prizes that include thousands of dollars! See below for the possibilities, and remember – your chance of winning is usually a lot better than you think!
National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program –
Deadline June 10, 2015
Youth 16-22 can apply to YSA’s NCAM Youth Ambassador Program. One student is selected from each state. If chosen, you’ll receive a free three-day trip to Washington, DC, for training, a $1,000 grant to put your service-learning idea into action, and more! Click here for more details and to request the application.
Besides contests, there are always grants available for your chapter to apply for to help fund your efforts. Usually, these grants require you to hold activities around a particular topic. Here are a couple of good places to research possible grants for your chapter:
Each year, YSA gives away $1 million in grants to youth groups like SADD chapters who take on service projects. There are a wide variety of grants with deadlines throughout the year, so check back frequently to see what’s new. Enter “SADD” in the “Partner Code” field of the application, and you’ll get a priority review!
Check out Do Something for grants to fund service projects on a variety of topics, or for cool campaigns your chapter can take on, like Teens for Jeans.
Best of SADD National Awards – Deadline May 11, 2015
Each year, SADD National recognizes the stellar work of our chapters, handing out awards for Activity of the Year, Advisor of the Year, and Chapter of the Year. Nomination forms are now available, and are due by May 11. Winners receive a cash prize and recognition across the SADD network. Click here for more information.