Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award
Do you know a current high school student with an exceptional interest in voluntarism? If so, please encourage him or her to apply for the Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award!
The award is named for Deb Altman, a past president of the Junior League of Lancaster, whose life exemplified a commitment to volunteering, a love of children, and service to the community.
Winner(s) receive a $1,500.00 cash award and a $300.00 donation to a charity of the winner’s choosing.
In order to be considered as a recipient by the judging panel, which consists of members of the Grants Committee, all applications must be received by the hard deadline (the 2024 date is TBD and will be announced during the 2023-2024 League year). Questions and completed applications should be directed to Jess Rodriguez, Grants Committee Chair.
For candidates who are interested in applying, please click here to view and download the criteria to determine eligibility. When the 2024 Application Packet becomes available, which will include instructions and forms, the JLL will notify all local Lancaster County school districts via email.
Please check back in Fall 2023 for details on how to apply for the 2024 Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Award!
Community Grant Program
In Fall 2023, the Junior League of Lancaster will begin to accept applications for our 2023-2024 Community Grant Program. This program seeks to further the League’s current initiative of strategically and effectively combatting the devastating effects of food insecurity that plagues residents of Lancaster, PA.
This year, the JLL will award grants of $1,400.00 to Lancaster County non-profit organizations that address health, nutrition, and food insecurity within our community.
- Must be a Lancaster County non-profit organization or non-profit that focuses on health, nutrition, nutrition education, and food insecurity projects within the community.
- Must have a current or proposed project that supports the health, nutrition and food insecurity focus area for the year 2024.
- Grant applications will be accepted effective TBD.
- All application materials must be received by TBD.
- Grants will be awarded by TBD.
Click here to see the qualifications for applying and to access the 2023-2024 Community Grant Program Application, which includes instructions and forms. All questions, as well as the completed packet, should be directed to Jess Rodriguez, Grants Committee Chair.