Youth Advisory Council

The Leelanau Township Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is made up of Northport middle and high school students who make recommendations to the foundation about grants supporting programs to benefit youth in Leelanau Township.  In the past YAC has granted thousands of dollars to youth programs in Leelanau Township including:  awarding funds to the NPS Honor Society for the annual holiday ‘Giving Tree’, providing funding for Exposures, grants to Zonta Club of Leelanau County, the Northport Youth Sailing School, Shady Trails Camp, Blessings in a Backpack through Leelanau Christian Neighbors, and Northport Public School for new lobby furniture, Norte Summer Bike Camp, and provided funding to bring public speakers here to Northport Public Schools for students. 

YAC Application Deadlines:

September 1st
November 1st
March 1st
May 1st


President - Dean Hulett

Vice President - Desi Wetherbee

Treasurer - Alan Heckl

Secretary - Corbin Robertson


Mrs. Jacqueline Tropf: