The Palatine Jaycees recently awarded their 2021 annual community grant to Mission:MathMinds, an organization empowering girls to find their passion for math. The Palatine Jaycees Community Grant is given to organizations that benefit the Palatine community and embody the Jaycees idea of youth involvement.
About Palatine Jaycees
The Palatine Chapter of the Jaycees, one of 50 local chapters throughout Illinois, has over 100 members. The Jaycees provide individuals between the age of 21 and 40 the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills while serving their community and have been recognized state-wide, nationally and internationally for their efforts.
Mission:MathMinds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2020 determined to change the way math is approached by girls. Our unique mentoring program focuses on application and project-based math, embodying the contrarian approach to math. It is also an opportunity for girls to contribute to their schools, communities, and the nation and secure service hours, which is our exceptional concept. Learn more at www.missionmathminds.org.