The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation has been a fantastic supporter of education and health in the Austin Community for several years.
Recently, The Michael & Susan Dell Community Collaborative for Child Health (part of the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living) have released a Request for Proposals for a youth-led wellness initiative.
This funding opportunity is focused on empowering youth to take a leadership role in the development and implementation of a health initiative in their choice. For this opportunity, it is important for youth to link up and collaborate work with community and adult mentors.
For more information and to read the guidelines, visit www.childhealthcollaborative.org.
The Rundown on this Funding Opportunity:
- Up to $1000 stipend awarded to student-mentor pairs to implement a youth-led wellness initiative
- Any middle school student and adult mentor pair is eligible to apply as long as the student attends middle school .
- Preference will be given to those proposals which feature partnership between youth and a community organization which promotes health and wellness.
Proposals are due December 15, 2011.