Nominations for the Youth Philanthropy Council are accepted each spring. 

    Not all students will be accepted as there are a limited number of slots.

    Selections will be made based on the student's geographical area, desire to serve on the committee, and recommendation.

    YPC members must be:
    • In 12th grade during the 2024-2025 academic year in the city of Lynchburg or the counties or Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, or Campbell. 
    • In good standing academically.
    • Able to provide their own transportation to meetings after school hours at the Central Virginia Community College campus in Lynchburg.

    YPC members will be expected to:
    • Attend approximately 5 in-person meetings of the Youth Philanthropy Council
    • Check and respond to emails.
    • Thoughtfully read and review grant applications.
    • Collaborate in a group setting with a diverse group of students and adults.
    • Respectfully share and discuss ideas and opinions with others who may have differing perspectives or experiences.
    • Make an oral presentation together with a team.

     Click here to submit a nomination. 

    The 2023-2024 Youth Philanthropy Program is proudly sponsored by Wells Fargo Wealth & Investment Management. 

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The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation works to solve our community’s greatest challenges by providing grants and scholarships, and by helping individuals, families, and organizations create their charitable legacy.

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