Grants available for Parkersburg area Christian youth

PARKERSBURG — Grants from the Proclaimers Gospel Quartet Fund for Christian Youth are available through the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates.

The fund provides support for Christian youth and Christian youth groups in need of financial assistance to attend or participate in Christian service-related events. Grants may be made, for example, for attendance at Christian camps or for participation in educational events or church or community service activities.

Applicants should note persons or groups assisted through this fund generally shall only be eligible every fifth year following receipt of support.

The application deadline is June 1. Applications must be submitted through a church or a sponsoring nonprofit organization.

Applications are available on the foundation website, or by contacting the foundation at 304 428-4438 or