The Teen Grantmaking Initiative (TGI) generally accepts applications to join the program during the summer into early fall. The application process may vary depending on the TGI chapter.

If you are interested in learning how to get involved in TGI, check out our chapters, feel free to contact us and make sure you sign up for our newsletter!

Interested in other ways to get involved? Email Mikala Cox at

New Member Applications for the 2023-2024 Cohort are Now Open! Please apply by October 25th, 2023. 

TGI Member Application

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  • Please enter a number from 1 to 100.
  • As of the fall semester of this year.
  • While you will be expected to check your email for regular TGI communications, please list all methods through which you preferred to be contacted.
  • Questions

    Please complete the short-answer questions below. Responses should not exceed 250 words per question.
  • Please note it is not required to have experience in raising money to join TGI!
  • Requirements of a TGI Member

    • Must be at least 13 years old, and no older than 19 years old
    • Committed, dedicated and interested in learning about community youth issues through discussion, speakers, site visits and possible regional meetings with other groups
    • Preparation for meetings, which can include reading multiple grants
    • Active engagement in the meetings
    • Mature behavior and responsible representation of the Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP)
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