The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) will accept applications for new members from August 1st through August 31st!
The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is the Community Foundation's youth philanthropy program. The group comprises adult mentors and young people ages 12-21 from Branch County and Colon, Michigan. Together, they address local youth needs, assist in fund development activities, and direct grantmaking toward youth programs. YAC is dedicated to improving our communities by involving youth in the visioning and decision-making process and giving them a voice to shape the future.
YAC is open to youth ages 12-21 who attend Bronson, Coldwater, Colon, Pansophia, St. Charles, Union City Schools, and Homeschool Students. The online application process will open August 1st and, and applications to join will be due by August 31st. Time commitment is only ONE weekend per month for roughly 2-3 hours for a meeting! If you, your child, or someone you know is interested, check out the YAC page on our website for more information and for the application!
This summer, to help spread the word about the group, YAC members will have a booth set up at Bronson Polish Festival, Quincy Daze, and Colon Magic Week Festival! If you are interested in joining, stop by, meet the members, and learn more about YAC! Be on the lookout for additional events that YACers will also be popping up at over the summer. The current YAC members look forward to hearing from and meeting new potential members!