The Greater Worcester Community Foundation’s Youth for Community Improvement (YCI) Fund has announced seven grants totalling nearly $24,000, including first-time YCI recipients Worcester State Foundation and Andy’s Attic.
The 18-member teen council, empaneled annually by GWCF, chose grant recipients that had a focus on diversity and cultural awareness, substance abuse, domestic abuse, and depression and suicide prevention — and those that best represent a “youth voice.”
“I am so proud of this group of teenagers for the level of maturity and dedication they have demonstrated over the last 12 weeks,” YCI program coordinator Amy Mosher Berry said.
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