Youth Philanthropy Board is composed of A-Tech students who have the mission of assisting the direction of funding non-profit organizations with special projects that need monetary assistance in our community.
With the goal of directly benefiting the people in our area, students also focus on ways to give back through service learning, expanding leadership skills, and the use of their individual talents and energy to help in this type of endeavor. The Ashtabula Foundation provides funding for the Youth Philanthropy Board to distribute to worthy community groups and organizations, who meet certain criteria on their applications as a 501 C3 non-profit.
To be on the Youth Philanthropy Board, a student must have a recommendation from an A-Tech Instructor. Other areas that are considered when making the selections are a student’s grades, discipline, and attendance.