YouthBank Fingal Launch in Balbriggan

December 6, 2017 0

On Friday 1st December YouthBank Fingal was launched at Foroige, Balbriggan Youth Service in Balbriggan.   YouthBank is a unique way of involving young people in grant-making within their local community. It is an all-island of Ireland initiative of over 25 grant-making committees run by young people.

The funding distributed by these decision-making committees supports projects designed and run by young people that address issues and concerns relevant to them and their community. 

YouthBank channels money into youth-led projects, improving the quality  life in their communities

YouthBank is not just about giving out grants, it is a personal development programme, which will build young people’s self-esteem and confidence and provide them with an opportunity to learn new skills in leadership, team-work, decision-making, problem-solving, communication, empathy development, negotiation, report-writing, presentation skills, event management, interview skills and lots, lots more..