Amount:

$10,000

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The Challenge encourages youth (16 - 25 years old) across Canada to organize into diverse teams of three or more and to submit a three-page project idea, that will address a social or environmental issue.

Comments on Funding:

The Youth Impact Challenge 2021 will:

  1. 1
    give out $80,000+ in prizes for ideas that tackle environmental OR social issues;
  2. 2
    award two grand prizes of $10,000.

When It Ends:

Closed for 2021

Deadline:

2022 deadlines to be announced

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • young people under the age of 25 (don't need to be a student);
  • Canadian residents (permanent and non-permanent);
  • young people from all educational and professional backgrounds;
  • organized in teams of 3 or more;
  • proposing social and/or environmental impact projects.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit a three-page project idea/ project plan.

Other Things to Note:

The Youth Impact Challenge will be back in Summer 2021.
For more information on the 2020 Youth Challenge applicants had to email: bhoomika@youthimpactchallenge.ca or call +1(438) 929-2445.

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