Friday is deadline for scholarship applications

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Friday, March 9, is the deadline for the 2018 Yolo Youth Service Award (YoYoSA) applications. Scholarships must be completed online. Guidelines and the application process for the 2018 scholarships are available online at and YoYoSA awardees and their sponsoring organizations will be recognized at a reception hosted by the Yolo Community Foundation (YCF) in April.

YCF, an affiliate of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation (SRCF), seeks applications from high school seniors who have volunteered with a Yolo County nonprofit at least 60 hours during their junior and/or senior years of high school.

YoYoSA student awardees will receive a $1,000 scholarship to support post-high school education, which may include college, vocational or technical school. In addition, a $500 grant will be awarded to the nonprofit agency sponsoring each YoYoSA student scholarship winner.

The YoYoSA program is designed to promote Yolo County youth volunteering with local nonprofit organizations and encourages Yolo County nonprofits to engage with youth volunteers.

YCF strives to boost local philanthropy by serving donors, nonprofits, and youth in the Yolo County area and is proud to recognize tomorrow’s leaders in local philanthropy through the YoYoSA program.

For more information about YCF and YoYoSA, visit the YCF website at, send an email to or call 530-312-0593.



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