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MLK Day Grants

UServeUtah, Utah’s Commission on Service & Volunteerism, will be accepting applications for Martin Luther King Day of Service project grants from Utah nonprofit organizations. The goal of these grants is to increase the number of people who serve in meaningful roles as volunteers dedicated to addressing important needs in communities across Utah.

Grants up to $1000 will be awarded to assist in creating projects that celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (January 15, 2018).  A minimum of 75 volunteers must be recruited and used in Utah MLK Day of Service projects.

Application Timeline

November 1, 2017 –  Application opens
December 1, 2017 – Application due
December 15, 2017 – Award are announced
January 12-20, 2018 – Projects must occur between these dates
January 15, 2018 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 1, 2018 – Final reports from awardees due

For more information, please contact Mary Buehler at or (801) 245-7283.

2017 Grant Recipients

University of Utah Bennion Center
BYU Center for Service and Learning
Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah
Neighborhood House
Playworks Utah
Public School Partnership
Weber State University Center for Community Engaged Learning