The Tohono O’odham Nation funded two grant requests from the Glendale Youth Project and Aguila Youth Leadership Institute totaling $114,569 June 24.

The Aguilla Youth Project grant will fund a program for eighth grade students focused on high school preparation that includes leadership development and civic engagement. The Glendale Youth Project grant will support its after-school social and athletic programs that includes various athletic leagues, dance/hip hop for all ages, culinary arts for all ages, boy scouts and arts and mentoring programs.

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