Do you have a community project working with the youths? Or have an idea to start one? Bit not sure where to get funding for your project? Here’s one to consider. Grants of up to $5,000 to the USA and St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth, ages 16 to 26, to pursue innovative ideas and projects. Special consideration will be given to applications in the areas of entrepreneurship, music and performing arts, and computer science.

Funding is intended to provide financial support to young people who demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm towards positive, new projects. Grant winners will be assigned a Mentor to encourage their progress and offer advice as needed. If you would like more options, click here for grants for Recreation and Education for Youth Empowerment in Washington State.

Application Eligibility:

– Applicants must be at least 16 years old and not more than 26 at the time of submission of the application.
– Must be a legal resident of the US or St. Vincent and the Grenadines
– Must not be a direct family member or relative of Hunter Watson’s family, nor part of the Hunter Watson Founders Committee or Board of Directors

Note: Applicants’ GPA, community service, leadership roles or religious affiliation will neither benefit nor negatively impact their application. School transcripts are requested only as evidence that the applicant has attended school.

The following are a list of items that are not supported through this grant: new computers, music equipment, business development supplies (i.e. cards), membership in organizations, social media platforms, or obtaining patents before a project.

Direct Application Link

To apply for this grant. You must first make sure you meet the eligibility criteria for the grant award. This includes location, age, and other relevant expectations that you should meet to be eligible for this grant. If you need help with applying for grants for your business, nonprofit, college and religious entities, can help! E-mail us at