Commonwealth Youth Awards

Call For Nominations: Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

Nominations have opened for the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards which will see winners awarded a cash grant to scale-up development work benefiting their communities. The Commonwealth Youth Awards recognise the exemplary work undertaken by young people across the 53 member countries. Regional winners will be invited to an awards ceremony in London on Commonwealth Day 2020. The…

Atlas Corps Fellowship For Social Change Leaders

Fully Funded Atlas Corps Fellowship For Social Change Leaders 2020

The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-18 month Fellowship in the United States for the world’s top social change leaders. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations to develop leadership skills and learn effective practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities with other Fellows. Participants in this prestigious fellowship…

Fully Funded LEAD Alliance Exchange Program 2020

Fully Funded LEAD Alliance Exchange Program 2020

 LEAD is a program sponsored by USAID and implemented by World Learning in partnership with the International Republican Institute (IRI) and Center for Citizenship Education. LEAD Alliance is the program’s exciting component that IRI implements to bring together regional emerging leaders from diverse sectors — civil society, media, government, private industry and academia — to…

World Youth Forum

Fully Funded World Youth Forum in Egypt 2019

The World Youth Forum was first held in November 2017 where it engaged youth globally in an enriching set-up, allowing them to exchange views and recommend initiatives to decision-makers and influential figures. Since then, it has become a chance for youth to engage with top policymakers, network with promising youth from the region and the…

Apply: Mandela Washington Fellowship For Young African Leaders 2020 (Fully Funded To The United States)

The Mandela Washington Fellowship will bring up to 700 young leaders to the United States in the summer of 2020 for a comprehensive executive-style program that is designed to build skills and empower Fellows to lead in their respective sectors and communities. This is an unparalleled opportunity to… Participate in a six-week Leadership Institute at a U.S. college or…

Call For YouLead 2019 Ambassadors

Call for YouLead 2019 Ambassadors (Monthly Stipend Available)

The YouLead Summit Secretariat is calling for Ambassadors from each country in the East African Region to carry out functions in their respective countries. Applications are open between Wednesday 04 and 15th September 2019. We encourage you to apply to be part of this important and exciting event. Key tasks Work with the YouLead Communications…

African Youth Ambassadors For Peace African Union Youth Envoy

Call For Applications: African Youth Ambassadors For Peace

The Commission of the African Union, through its Youth for Peace (Y4P) Africa Program of the Peace and Security Department will appoint African Youth Ambassadors for Peace (AYAP), one from each of the five (5) regions of Africa. This is in line with the decision of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) via the communiqué…

Google News Initiative

Apply: Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge (Up To 150,000 USD)

As part of this program, the Google News Initiative (GNI) will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent of producing learning and thought leadership to share with the wider industry. We are proud to launch the GNI’s first Innovation Challenge in the Middle East, Africa &…

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)

UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund 2019

The Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) supports youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies. Seed funding is given to projects, for and by young people, that demonstrate innovative and effective approaches to intercultural or interfaith dialogue. Established in 2008, the Fund responded to calls for action made by youth-led organizations around the world on the importance of…

Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP) at Wits Journalism

Call For Applications: Reporting Grants and Workshop on Digital Identity, Data & Technology in Africa 2019

The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP or the Project) at Wits Journalism, with support from Omidyar Network, are inviting all journalists to submit proposals for reporting grants and workshop participation to investigate issues related to digital identification, data privacy, and technology in Africa. The Project will provide reporting grants of up to US$1,000 to successful applicants, who will also…