General FAQs

  • What is YPI?
  • Where does the grant money come from?
  • How does YPI work?
  • What type of charities does YPI grant to?
  • I know a teacher or school who would love to bring YPI to their community. What should I do?

For Students

  • What is YPI all about?
  • How do I find a charity to research for YPI? What sort of charities are eligible?
  • What should I do for my YPI presentation?
  • What can I do after YPI? How can I stay involved with my charity?

For Teachers

  • How do I enroll my school in YPI?
  • What are the requirements for participating in YPI?
  • Why do I have to run YPI in a mandatory course?
  • What charities can my students choose for their YPI projects?
  • Some student teams are having difficulty organizing a site visit. What should they do?
  • How is the $5,000 grant winner decided?
  • I am teaching YPI and need some more assistance. Who can help me?
  • When/How do charities get YPI grant cheques?
  • What resources are there to help me run YPI in my classroom?

For Charities

  • What is YPI and why are students choosing our charity to contact?
  • Why does YPI want students to visit our charity?
  • What sort of information will students be asking?
  • How can we best prepare for a student team visit to make it worthwhile?
  • What happens after the students visit us?
  • How can my charity get the most out of working with YPI students?
  • What if I have more questions, or an issue comes up while working with students?