Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here you can expect to find posts about current grant opportunities, job openings, staff perspective pieces, and youth-created digital stories and podcasts. Enjoy!


Meet Our Digital Media Intern

Published on February 6, 2017 6:08 pm | Written by

Hey there! My name is Jasmine Bautista. Over the month of January, I worked with Youthprise as the Digital Media Intern. Currently, I am a senior at Buena Vista University...

Community Ambassadors Initiative: A Portrait Project

Published on January 12, 2017 9:01 pm | Written by

The Community Ambassadors Initiative was made to help young people, particularly youth of color, to stay out of the criminal justice system and develop better relationships between police officers...

Urban Roots Blooms in St. Paul

Published on December 6, 2016 8:54 pm | Written by

Written by Susan Marchand Higgins “Bloom where you are planted.” Gift stores display the phrase on cards, framed in posters and painted on rocks. Google it and you will...

An Investment in the Future

Published on November 14, 2016 11:15 am | Written by

“As we looked at our mission to make sure all youth thrive, it meant we have to start with the youth that were experiencing barriers because of poverty, lack...

Give to the Max through November 17!

Published on November 8, 2016 8:58 pm | Written by

Every year, thousands of Minnesota organizations participate in Give to the Max Day. Give to the Max Day is an annual day of giving facilitated by GiveMN. This year,...

Social Media Tips!

Published on October 20, 2016 9:44 pm | Written by

My role as the social media coordinator has been defined by a series of trial and error. What I thought was just posting things to Facebook and Twitter evolved...

Meet our 2016 Capacity Building Grantees

Published on October 3, 2016 7:07 pm | Written by

In October of 2016 Youthprise’s Board approved 40 grants. Totaling $320,000 The goal of our 2016 capacity building grantmaking is to increase the ability of organizations to participate in...