Youth Summit

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.

With the generous support of Target, youth in and around the Seattle metropolitan area will be invited to complete interactive and engaging workshops to develop a service project that positively impacts their community. The Youth Summit will feature 10 teams of young people that brainstorm ways to address a social issue important to them, develop a strong plan of action and pitch their idea to a panel of judges for a chance to win $250-$1,000 grants to implement their project. These grants will be awarded based on points received in the areas of relevance, creativity, community engagement, planned scope of work, defined outcome and sustainability.

Download and Complete Application

Spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Please complete the attendee form by 5pm PST on Friday, June 9 and email them to Della Jones Fried at

Decisions will be sent via email by Monday, June 12 to all participants.

Event Requirements:

Teams must include 3 or more youth (ages 11-18)

Teams must be associated with a school or 501(c)3 organization

Event Incentives:

Up to $1,000 in grants

Swag bags

Discount code for conference

Gas reimbursement

Contact Information

General Inquiries

Conference on Volunteering and Service
Attn: Events
600 Means Street, Suite 210
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

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For information on corporate sponsorship, contact Kate Nichols.


For media inquiries, contact Meghann Gibbons.

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What Others Are Saying

The emphasis on cross-sector collaboration was eye-opening, and everyone I met walked away with fresh perspectives and ideas. It broke down the silos of inward-facing sectors and showed us how much more powerful our work can be when we come together. An unbeatable experience!

— 2017 Seattle Attendee

The conference proved to be one of the most engaging and exciting professional gatherings of like-minded people I've ever attended. Although the topics, content, and presentations all appropriately centered around volunteering and service in some way, the sheer range of them was simply astounding.

— 2017 Seattle Attendee

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