Bob Knotts | August 20, 2012
We just received official word: The Humanity Project has been awarded the largest grant in our nearly seven year history. This comes from our great friends and sponsors at State Farm, specifically their Youth Advisory Board (YAB). The State Farm YAB is a panel of young people who are given the responsibility to award $5 million in nationally competitive grants each year. These socially conscious students read through hundreds of applications before selecting a relative few for their important awards. This money will go for a valuable purpose at the Humanity Project, enabling us to build a new companion website just for kids. It will be called thp4kids.com: The Humanity Project 4 Kids. The site will focus on innovative but fun content for socially isolated youth from about the ages of 8-14, the years when so many children are confused and lonely and often bullied as well. Part of our goal is to make thp4kids a webaite that is appealing to some kids in the LGBT community, the lesbian gay bisexual and transgender youths who frequently struggle with issues of identity.