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Youth Advisory Council News and Schedule








Forreston State Bank:  2019-2020 YAC Sponsorship

2019 YAC Grant Awards

Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois – YMCA Outreach Program and STEM Activities

United Way of Northwest Illinois – Apple River Little Free Library

VOICES of Stephenson County – Children’s Summer Camp

Winneshiek Players, Inc. – Children’s Theater Workshop Transportation

March 2020 Meeting

Thursday, March 12, 2020

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Election of 2020/2021 Officers

Review 2020 YAC grant applications


Grant recommendations to FCF Board

March Meeting (Executive/Grants Only)

April 2020 Meeting

Thursday, April 23, 2020

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pizza Party

Wrap Up Meeting

May/June 2020 Meeting

No meetings

July 2020 Meeting

Thursday, July 30, 2020

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Executive Committee meets

August 2020 Meeting


September 2020 Meeting/Recruitment Event

Kickoff Week

Recruitment Open House (YAC Kick off Meeting).

Fundraising Event Planning

Lesson: “The Y’s of Giving”

October 2020 Meeting

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Freeport Community Foundation – Tracy Conference Room.  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Grant Reception Participation (October 29, 2020)

Fundraising Event Planning

Lesson: “Objective versus Subjective Thinking”

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Annual Impact Event for Freeport Community Foundation, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (If you are a returning YAC participant and would like to attend this event, please contact [email protected]).  Location TBD.

November 2020 Meeting

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Higher Grounds.  3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Grant Reception Participation Recap

Fundraising Event Planning

Lesson: Grant Management Process, Part 1