Be involved within the community, plan a fundraiser, learn basic philanthropy, and engage with community leaders!
Young Leaders in Action (YLIA) is a youth-led initiate of The Community Foundation of Macon County and Rotary Club #180 of Decatur.
Through monthly meetings and volunteer opportunities, YLIA/Interact members will enhance their leadership, communication, social, and analytical skills. Members are familiarized with nonprofits and build an understanding of philanthropy through the grant making process. In addition, all senior members of YLIA are automatically eligible for the $2,500 Young Leaders in Action Scholarship. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply for YLIA using the application on the following link https://www.maconcountygives.org/ylia. The application is due by Saturday, June 6, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Lauryn Pugh at The Community Foundation of Macon County at 217-429-3000.