Grants

Investing in outstanding
nonprofit organizations

Youth Development

Focus Areas & Types of Programs Funded

                     
     
                         “
I have supported young people all my life.
           I enjoy sharing my good fortune with others,
              especially young people with talent and drive.

                       



Bill Daniels’ motivation

Bill Daniels believed in the effectiveness of Youth Development programs that build character, teach right from wrong, have structure and discipline, and instill personal responsibility and accountability. He wanted kids to be patriotic and good citizens willing to give back to their communities.
 

Our goals in this funding area

The Daniels Fund honors Bill's direction by supporting programs that provide youth with the opportunity to develop character, achieve academic success, and build skills that will enable them to become successful adults.
 
 

Youth Development

Goal: Provide opportunities for youth to develop character and gain the necessary life skills to become successful adults.

Motivation: Bill supported youth programs that encourage strong character, personal responsibility, accountability, patriotism, giving back to the community, and an understanding of the free enterprise system.

Focus Areas & Types of Programs Funded


Academic &
Supplemental
Services

Civic Literacy &
Community
Engagement

Financial Literacy &
Entrepreneurship

Career & Technical
Education


     Academic

  • Tutoring
  • College prep programs


     Supplemental

  • Mentoring
  • Life skills programs

     

  • Character
    development
  • Civics education
  • Leadership
    development
  • Patriotism
  • Service
    learning

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial
    education
  • Free enterprise
  • Economics
    education

  • Career exploration
  • Career
    development
  • Career
    mentoring
  • Employment
    programs