Since 2013, SVP Teens has fundraised over $15,000 for local charities, and volunteered countless hours.
SVP Teens is a leadership and community-development program for youth aged 13 – 19 in Waterloo Region.
Through discussions with community leaders, volunteering, fundraising and grant-making, SVP Teens participants are prepared and empowered to address the problems facing their community.
Once SVP Teens members decide on an area of focus, they raise funds, research the issue/area they have selected, solicit and evaluate grant applications from local nonprofits, conduct site visits, and make annual grants.
Since the program’s founding, SVP Teens Grants have been awarded to:
To learn more about the program, click here to read A Year in the Life of SVP Teens.
Click here to learn more about how to get involved.