ST. PETERSBURG – The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has launched a new Community Assistance Awards Initiative. The purpose of the awards is to support the development of community service projects and increase civic engagement among youth and families.
The Community Assistance Awards range from $500 to $1,000 and may be awarded to eligible small community service and charitable or non-profit organizations* in the Tampa Bay area. Only one award will be granted per organization. Recipients will be notified by Nov. 23. Funding will be awarded to organizations who successfully implement a program or activity that addresses one of the following program targets:
- Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy/Budgeting
- Social justice and Human Rights
- The Arts