Receive a $150 Micro Grant
Microgrants are available to eligible participants (faculty, students, and administrators) to help support the development and promotion of their event. The National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI)’s partner, Up to Us, is offering a micro grant* of $150 to moderators** who host a forum using one of the following NIF issue discussion guides.
Youth and Opportunity: What Should We Do for Future Generations to Thrive?
A House Divided: What Would We Have to Give Up to Get the Political System We Want?
A Nation in Debt: How Can We Pay the Bills?
Health Care: How Can We Bring Costs Down While Getting the Care We Need?
*To receive the funding, apply by May 1, 2021 and host a forum using either the “A House Divided”, “A Nation in Debt”, or the “Health Care” issue discussion guides before June 30, 2021.
**Moderators must be affiliated with an accredited US-based college or university to be considered eligible for the micro grant. A micro grant is available to eligible participants (faculty, students, and administrators) to help support the development and promotion of their event.
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About Up to Us
Up to Us, an initiative of Net Impact and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, is a rapidly growing, nonpartisan movement of young people who recognize that when it comes to securing their economic and fiscal future, they have no better advocates than themselves.
Net Impact is a nonprofit that inspires and equips emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. Net Impact's programs help new leaders broaden their thinking, build their networks, and scale their impact beyond just individual actions. One stand-out Net Impact program, Up to Us, is a rapidly growing, nonpartisan movement of young people who recognize that when it comes to securing their future opportunities, they have no better advocates than themselves. Up to Us is the only nationwide, campus-based campaign focused on building a sustainable economic and fiscal future for America's next generation.