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  • 2023/24 G.O.A.L. Application Now OPEN!

    2023/24 G.O.A.L. Application Now OPEN!

    Grants for Opportunities in Active Learning Application Opens August 1, 2023 – The G.O.A.L. Program Application is now open for the 2023/24 School Year. The grant application opened on August 1, 2023, and will close on October 13. This blog post contains important information for grant applicants about the process, grant determination questions, and more!…

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  • Hello G.O.A.L.

    Hello G.O.A.L.

    Changes Made to the Extracurricular Opportunity Program July 19, 2023 – With the adoption of a new, comprehensive strategic plan at the June Board Meeting, the Michigan Youth Education Fund is excited to announce changes to its flagship program! Previously, the Educational Opportunity Program provided grants to students and student groups to reduce barriers and…

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  • Shaping the Next Chapter

    Shaping the Next Chapter

    Michigan Youth Education Fund Appoints Key Leaders and Honorary Directors At June Meeting. June 7, 2023 – The Michigan Youth Education Fund is shaping its next chapter by appointing a new Executive Director and Director of Finance, board leadership, and two honorary board members. The restructuring reflects the organization’s continued focus on supporting Michigan students…

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  • Fighting the Loneliness Epidemic

    Fighting the Loneliness Epidemic

    May 30, 2023 – “Loneliness, isolation, and lack of connection in our country” has been identified as a significant public health issue. On May 3rd, the Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released an advisory on the impact of the loneliness epidemic, which further contributes to the mental health crisis. High school…

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  • 2022-2023 Grant Recipients

    2022-2023 Grant Recipients

    October 24, 2022 – The Michigan Youth Education Fund is proud to announce its 2022-2023 Student Group Grant Recipients. MiYEF received a record number of applications this year and distributed $4,000 in grant money to impact 172 Michigan students! Learn more about our grant recipients below. This year’s grant recipients represent a diverse group of…

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  • 2022-2023 Grant Application Opens!

    2022-2023 Grant Application Opens!

    August 1, 2022 – The Michigan Youth Education Fund opened its 2022-2023 Student Group Grant Application on August 1st. The grant program aims to eliminate barriers for students participating in academic extracurricular activities by awarding mini grants to student groups in order to reduce the cost of participation fees normally the responsibility of the student…

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  • Siegrist Awarded Fellowship for Education Work

    Siegrist Awarded Fellowship for Education Work

    July 17, 2022 – Eric Siegrist, Founder and Executive Director of the Michigan Youth Education Fund was awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship by the Lakes Area Rotary Club. Eric was named a Harris Fellow for his founding of the Michigan Youth Education Fund, and commitment to reducing barriers and costs for students participating in academic,…

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  • 2022-2023 Board Leadership

    2022-2023 Board Leadership

    Samuels, Moine, and Krichevsky Elected to Board Leadership June 30, 2022 – The Michigan Youth Education Fund elected its leadership for 2022-2023 at its quarterly meeting in September. Madeline Samuels, Lauren Moine, and Alexis Krichevsky will serve as President, Secretary, and Treasurer, respectively. The three will work together to ensure that the Michigan Youth Education…

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