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Details Opportunity:
Global Action Grant

DetailsDetails
Deadline
December 1, 2012

Availability
(National) Canada

Contact Name
Sarah Vickery

Contact email
sarah.vickery@yci.org

Categories
Globalization

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About About

What’s Your Issue? What Are You Going To Do About It?

Youth Challenge International (YCI), one of Canada’s leading youth development organizations, is launching a Global Action Grant program for Canadian Youth aged 18-35 interested in creating innovative solutions to youth issues in development. Three $500 grants will be awarded to young people from across Canada to fund micro-projects that raise awareness about development issues at home (here) in Canada.

Grant applicants are encouraged to submit applications that engage their peers and the public around global development issues. Ideas for possible projects include:
• A collaborative or crowd-sourced film project with youth viewpoints from across Canada on environmental issues
• A facilitated program in a small community in Canada for local youth to learn tools for advocacy
• A ‘Feast or Famine’ dinner party series to shed light on issues of global youth hunger and food security
• A mini-conference/call to action for local youth to collaborate with community leaders to improve youth services in their municipality

Read more about grant eligibility at: http://www.yci.org/html/who/full_story.asp?item=3598

Organization

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Youth Challenge International

Building on over 20 years of experience, YCI’s programs are designed to meet the needs of youth affected by poverty through four integrated sectors: livelihoods, health, leadership and the environment.