The Legacy Youth Alliance awarded six grants totaling $10,000 in their Spring 2022 grant cycle. Legacy Youth Alliance members live in Wapello County and attend Cardinal, EBF, Pekin, and Ottumwa High Schools. All grant proposals submitted to the Legacy Youth Alliance must be for a youth-led project or a youth-serving program. Funding priorities of the Legacy Youth Alliance are impactful projects that address literacy, reading proficiency, post-secondary education, physical, mental, or social wellness. The organizations and projects funded are:

 

Since 2017, the Legacy Youth Alliance has granted $86,242 to 44 projects in Wapello County. For more information about the Legacy Youth Alliance visit https://www.ottumwalegacy.org/for-grantees-scholars/legacy-youth-alliance/