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2022 Youth Leadership Council - Apply Now

Youth leadership council

The Yakima Valley Community Foundation is now accepting new members for the Youth Leadership Council.

What is the Youth Leadership Council?

A youth-led group of high school students from the Yakima Valley. The program includes regular meetings to strengthen nonprofit, leadership and equity awareness. The Youth Leadership Council will make funding recommendations to award local nonprofits $50-100k in 2022.

Member Benefits

  • Stipend Based
  • Volunteer & Community Engagement Hours
  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Make an impact in your community


  • Currently enrolled in a Yakima County High School
  • Attend meetings regularly
  • Desire to give back to your community

Registration Deadline

September 26, 2022

For more information

Amber Ortiz Diaz, Program Officer