YLC 2018 Community Builders Grant Awards Day

United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet Grants $14,500.00 to Local Nonprofits - Congratulations to this year's Grant Recipients! 



Bryan, TX- On Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 4:45 pm, the Youth Leadership Cabinet of the United Way of the Brazos Valley awarded $14,500 from their Community Builders Grant program to Brazos Valley nonprofits at a presentation ceremony held at the United Way of the Brazos Valley, 1716 Briarcrest Drive, Suite 155, Bryan, TX. 

The YLC opened their grant program to local nonprofit agencies whose programs focus on at least one of the three community impact areas of the United Way of the Brazos Valley: Education, Health, and Financial Stability.  YLC members conducted a rigorous grant review process, reviewed, and scored each application based on their alignment to United Way’s Bold Goals.  This year’s grant recipient agencies include: 


  • Achievers by Choice Faith Mission & Help Center, Inc.

  • B/CS Habitat for Humanity Family Promise of Bryan- College Station

  • Books and a Blanket Fight Back BCS

  • Brazos Maternal & Child Health Clinic, Inc. (dba The Prenatal Clinic) Health For All

  • Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol & Substance Abuse

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Brazos Valley

  • Brazos Valley Food Bank, Inc.

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas

  • Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center

  • Texas Ramp Project

  • Catholic Charities of Central Texas

  • The Bridge Ministries

  • Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley

  • The Salvation Army

  • College Station ISD Education Foundation

  • Unity Partners, dba Project Unity


The YLC is comprised of 34 teens from seven area high schools including A&M Consolidated, Allen Academy, Bryan High, Bryan Collegiate, College Station High, College View, and Rudder High.  The Cabinet raised funds and awareness for United Way during their Fall campaign through various fundraisers at their schools, throughout their districts and through the community-wide “United We Serve” fundraiser at Double Dave’s PizzaWorks. The youth also hosted their annual Youth Leadership Day in October for 150 of their student peers as well as their annual Day of Caring in March.