2023 – 2024 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, 2023 – September 30, 2024.

Grant Objective

The grant will target priority program/service areas 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. This includes:

  • Academic success and tutoring
  • Mentorship
  • Leadership development; civic engagement/social justice
  • Prevention activities; and/or 
  • Youth employment such as internships, or work-ready skills training, etc.

2023 – 2024 Grant Cycle Schedule and Application

Sept. 28, 2023Grant Information Session – to join the session send your request to grants@acfcommunityimpact.org. The online grant application becomes available
Oct. 26, 2023, 5pm PTOnline grant applicaitons are due
Nov. 10, 2023Organizations notified of grant funding decisions
Nov. 14, 2023, 5pm PTOrganizations awarded a grant must confirm acceptance and provide any revised documentation to ACF
Nov. 17, 2023Grant awards mailed 
Aug. 30, 2024Grant reports are due

2022 – 2023 Grant Recipients

The Youth of Promise 2022-2023 grant cycle recipients 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 future.

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)