Thank you for your interest in applying to participate in Creative Reaction Lab's Youth Creative Leadership Fund (YCLF) program year for 2021-2022!

Youth Creative Leadership Fund is a program dedicated to amplifying and supporting the creative leadership of Black and Brown youth through consciousness-raising, community, and power building.

For each of our program cycles, we will be selecting up to 50 youth per cohort to join us in using our unique youth-centered curriculum, to implement your individual racial, ethnic, and/or health equity projects in your community in the 2021-2022 year. Youth will have the opportunity to indicate which semester they prefer for implementation (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022). 

You can view eligibility guidelines, timeline, and further program information on our website.

Please feel welcome email with any questions or concerns.

If selected, winners will receive: 

  • $100 for their projects. Participants may also be eligible to receive an increased investment of $500 for their projects based on their impact report towards the end of the program.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (select participants only).
  • Entrepreneurship, Community Engagement, and Creative Problem Solving Workshops and Webinars. 
  • Select Creative Reaction Lab merchandise.
  • An invitation to join Creative Reaction Lab’s youth network for further personal and professional development opportunities.
Please read the application guidelines carefully. 

*To be eligible for this fund, you must identify as Latinx and/or Black; live in the United States, and cannot be older than 26 years old on the date of the application cycle deadline.

*Application Cycle dates are subject to change

Application Cycle:

1st Application Cycle: Application open - May 19 / Application close - June 16, 2021 by 11:59 CT.  Winners will be notified on June 21, 2021 (Winners Notified). - NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

2nd Application Cycle: Application open - June 7th / Application Close - November 1, 2021 by 11:59 CT. Winners will be notified on November 12, 2021 (Winners Notified).

3rd Application Cycle: Application open - June 7th / Application Close May 3, 2022 by 11:59 CT.  Winners will be notified on May 13, 2022 (Winners Notified).

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* 1. Which application cycle are you applying to?

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