The Gatherings for Change Youth Summits Mini-Grant was created by the Youth Empowerment Fund (YEF) of the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families (DCYF) to foster coalition and community building among youth within San Francisco’s highest need neighborhoods.

By bringing together youth from various backgrounds and encouraging collaboration between youth organizations, youth can work together to be agents of change for issues facing the communities they live in.

Total funding available: $30,000 Grant sizes: Up to $5,000 per summit

Review process and funding decisions will be made within six weeks from the date of proposal submission. You must fully complete an application and submit it electronically to

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