The Community Hope Fund of Ocean Township is once again seeking Proposal for its Youth Development Grant Program. Through this program, CHF supports local programs that employ innovative and research based models to promote youth development.
Specifically, CHF is looking for local programs that build “Developmental Assets” in youth. Assets are the 40 positive experiences and personal qualities that help determine whether youth make good or bad decisions. Community, school-based, and after school programs help youth thrive by promoting constructive use of time , building self-esteem and reinforcing health and well-being.
This year, the Community Hope Fund will award grants to organizations within a 20 mile radius of the Township of Ocean. Applicants must be non-religious groups. Applications are due no later than May 3.
The application form is available at the Township of Ocean Human Services Department, 601 Deal Road in Oakhurst, right next to the township library. CHF is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to promoting youth development and supporting charitable needs in Ocean Township and surrounding communities. In addition to its Youth Development Grant Program, CHF coordinates supply drives and other support for local families and individuals in need.
For more information about the Community Hope Fund contact Denise Parlamas at 732-531-2600.