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Youth Programming and Educator Training

Youth Entrepreneurs Inc. d/b/a Empowered

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Youth Engagement
  • Grant Amount $300,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2022–May 31, 2024
  • Location Wichita, KS, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will support Youth Entrepreneurs, Inc. d/b/a Empowered, which is located in Wichita, Kansas. Founded in 1991, the grantee provides educators with entrepreneurship training, curriculum resources and support to provide entrepreneurship education and experiences for low-income youth. Goals for this project include: 1) increasing opportunities for young people to understand and experience entrepreneurship through the provision of technical assistance and partnership with the 50 State Afterschool Network; 2) spreading entrepreneurial mindset programming into states and cities identified by Empowered; and 3) providing professional development and training opportunities for educators promoting entrepreneurship.