The Starbucks Foundation offers grants ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 each year for programs or services focused on youth between the age of 6 and 24.
In the U.S., only 501(c)(3) non-profit are eligible.
Proposals should focus on or include at least one of the following areas:
- Youth active in the leadership of the organization.
- Telling stories of emerging young leaders.
- Building bridges between and among different youth communities.
- Opportunities for youth the gain knowledge of and experience different cultural, racial, economic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
The foundation does not except unsolicited grant proposals. Perspective applicants should submit a Letter of Inquiry between October 1 and December 1, 2011 to be considered for the Spring 2012 grant cycle.
The Starbucks Foundation will request a full grant proposal if interested in pursuing funding.