Youth Grant Program

What Is It?

The Hampton Youth Commission will be giving out micro-grants for up to $2,500 for youth-led organizations. 

Who Can Apply?

Youth-led programs are opportunities created by individuals and organizations where youth lead planning, decision-making, facilitation, reflection and evaluation on issues that matter to them using actions that are youth led. Adults can act in supportive ways through youth-adult partnerships. 

Youth led organizations must: 

  • Have youth ranging from ages 10-18.
  • Have 3 or more members.
  • Be majority youth members.
  • Be a 501c(3) organization.
  • Have youth engaged in primary leadership of the organization and must be involved in the decision making, implementation and evaluation process of the organization.
  • Have an adult sponsor.

More Information

For additional Information regarding the application process, including how to submit, click on the application packet below to download, print and submit it. Interested groups can also attend an online Youth Grant Interest Meeting that will be held Oct. 5 from 5-7 p.m. through Zoom at 

If you have additional questions, contact Maia Patterson at or 757-728-5225.


Grant applications must be submitted by Nov. 6, 2020.