Youth Advisory Committee

Youth Advisory Committee

The Youth Advisory Committee is a youth-empowered committee working together to make an impact on communities through volunteering, service, and grantmaking.

Eligible students must be at least 12 years old and in 7th – 11th grade during the 2023 – 2024 school year.
YAC is part of the M&M Area Community Foundation.

What does YAC do?

  • Assess local youth needs
  • Provide leadership by organizing and participating in local community service projects
  • Review grant applications from organizations that support area youth and make recommendations to the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors on grant recipients
  • Help raise money to build the Youth Field of Interest endowment held at the M&M Area Community Foundation

Time Commitment

YAC meets once a month, at a day/time/location determined by YAC members. Students who attend seven meetings or activities each school year, whether in-person or virtually, will receive a scholarship of $100/year! 

Students who are elected as YAC President, Vice-President or Secretary receive an additional $100/year upon graduation. Two YAC members are elected to the MMACF Board of Directors with full voting rights and responsibilities. These two members receive an additional $100/year as a scholarship.