The BMHS Youth Philanthropy Council (YPC) is a student-led program that gives young people the opportunity to become leaders in their community. Students who participate in the program learn about philanthropy, community needs, root causes, of those needs, and the complexity of solving real-world problems. Students learn through in-class discussions, hands-on activities, field-trips, and by hearing from leaders in their community.
As a council member, you will have the opportunity to truly be heard. You will use your voice to inspire change, and truly make a difference. As a council member, you will gain a set of valuable skills that you may not otherwise gain in a typical classroom setting. You will discuss Graduate level topics such as:
Most importantly, as a council member, you will have the opportunity to put what you learn into practice! You will be part of a decision to grant $2,500 to a local nonprofit in need of funds.
Fill out the Youth Philanthropy Council application and return it to Rebecca Bliss
Contact: Rebecca Bliss
Director of Development
*The Bishop Maginn High School Youth Philanthropy Council is made possible through the Diocese of Albany's Higher Power Learning Grant.