The new members of the Legacy Youth Alliance awarded their first grants last week. The Legacy Youth Alliance is a program supported by the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation which provides an opportunity for area youth to build leadership skills while helping out youth causes in their schools and communities. The following nonprofit youth projects were awarded: 

The Legacy Youth Alliance offers two grant funding cycles per calendar year. Any 501(c) 3 Not-for-Profit that is youth-serving or supports a youth-led project may seek funding up to $2,500 through the Legacy Youth Alliance. The next competitive grant cycle opens February 1, 2020. Application information can be found on the foundation website,  or by contacting one of the 2019-2020 Legacy Youth Alliance members listed below.

 Cardinal High School: Grant Pedersen, sophomore, or Sophie Langford, sophomore

EBF High School: Allison Walker, junior, or Carson Stetter, sophomore

Ottumwa High School: Ryan Eddy, senior, Hayden Short, junior, or Kaitlyn Baeza, freshman

Pekin High School: Faith Goudy, senior, Kaitlyn Emery, senior, Alex Babcock, junior, Sarah Eubanks, sophomore, or Taylor Sylvester, sophomore.