2022 – 2023 Youth of Promise Grant Information

The Antioch Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Youth of Promise Fund, a partnership with the Contra Costa County Probation Department to provide micro-grants of up to $10,000 to support priority program/service areas described below for the period: October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023.

Priority Program/Service Areas Include:

Academic success, mentoring, and tutoring; leadership development; prevention; civic engagement/social justice; and/or youth employment, internships, or work-ready skills training, etc., that support and promote strategies and best practices that effectively prevent or reduce juvenile crime and provide youth and their families with opportunities to achieve, grow, and thrive.

2022 – 2023 Grant Recipients

We’re proud to announce the recipients of the Youth of Promise 2022-2023 grant cycle. These organizations were carefully selected based on their ability to positively impact the lives of East Contra Costa youths at risk of entering the juvenile justice system. ACF and the Contra Costa Probation Department are grateful for their service to the community, and we look forward to partnering with them in the coming year.

Antioch Rotary Club
King’s Conference (AUSD Young Men of Color)
Biotech Partners 
Antioch High School – BioTech Academy
Bridge Builders to the New Generation
Change the Narrative Program (Antioch High Schools and Middle Schools)
Counseling Options and Parent Education Support Center (C.O.P.E.)
Youth Empowerment Program (mental wellness – East Contra Costa students)
Diablo Ballet
Peek Program (movement therapy – incarcerated youth in East Contra Costa)
Family Justice Center
Youth Community Fellows (leadership development – East Contra Costa youth)
Love Never Fails
Mentors for Positive Change Program (East Contra Costa youth)
Mindful Life Project
Rise Up Program (trauma-informed wellness support – Antioch youth)
Newberry’s Block
Sports Program (East Contra Costa low-income youth)
People Who Care Children Association
Clinical Success Program (East Contra Costa at-risk youth)
RCF Connects
Mobility LABs- Antioch High School Computer Lab
RR Transitional Housing
Learning Center (East Contra Costa low-income youth)
Village Community Resource Center
TK-6th Grade After School Academy (East Contra Costa low-income youth)
Village Keepers, Inc.
Rites of Passage Life Skills Training Program (East Contra Costa youth)