Global Youth Empowerment Fund strongly believes in the power of young people to create positive change as they address the greatest challenges in their communities and unite all sectors of society to create sustainable impact by advancing the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
The Global Youth Empowerment Fund is an initiative to empower young people around the world to impact their communities by investing in grassroots, community projects. A partnership of JCI and the SDG Action Campaign (formerly the UN Millennium Campaign), the Fund will offer grants, financing and training to youth-led projects and social enterprises that advance the Global Goals for Sustainable Development in local communities around the world.
Global Youth Empowerment Fund Project Requirements
All Projects Must:
Preference will be given to projects that demonstrate the following qualities:
Global Youth Empowerment Fund 2017 Timeline:
March 1-April 17: Requests for Proposals open
June 5: Deadline for full grant application
Late June: Notification to top applicants that their project was selected and will be eligible for public voting for a portion of their final score
August 4: 2017 Global Youth Empowerment Fund grantees announced at the 2017 JCI Global Partnership Summit
For further questions, please visit www.gyefund.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested organizations should apply through the Fund's website: