Youth of Promise Fund

The ACF is proud to announce its partnership with the Contra Costa County Probation Department in creating the “Youth of Promise” Fund. A first of its kind in the county, the Youth of Promise Fund will offer micro-grants to nonprofit organizations serving justice-system involved youth and youth at risk of justice-system involvement in East Contra Costa County.  

With its initial commitment of $100,000, the Probation Department in partnership with ACF aims to expand the pool of programs and services available to youth and families most in need while offering organizational support to non-profit organizations serving East Contra Costa communities. Programs and services eligible for Youth of Promise Fund grants may include:

  • Mentorship
  • Academic Success and Tutoring
  • Leadership Development
  • Civic Engagement/Social Justice
  • Youth Employment Internships
  • Vocational Training