One Young World Covid-19 Grants for Young People Worldwide

Applications are now open for the Covid-19 Young Leaders Fund (CYLF). This is a programme designed to support young leaders who are tackling the Covid-19 pandemic on the frontlines.

One Young World will prioritize initiatives which can use the funds to impact the maximum number of people to the greatest extent. Depending on the scale of the funding, initiatives should aim that:

Funds will be used to help 1,000+ people

Funds will be used to help between 500 and 1,000 people.

Eligibility Criteria

Focused on the SDG’s with a clear connection to combatting Covid-19, for example:

SDG 3: producing medical supplies to tackle the infection or symptoms of the virus

SDG 4: providing resources to disadvantaged children to support the continuation of education during school closures

SDG 5: protecting victims of domestic violence during lockdown

SDG 6: providing sanitation resources to help prevent the spread of the virus

SDG 8: creating work for unemployed persons in vital sectors

Prize: GBP 2,500 – 10,000

Deadline: August 31, 2021

Grant Sector:
  • Education
  • Human Rights & Democracy
  • Environment
  • Development
  • Women & Gender
  • Youth & Children
  • Leadership
  • Health
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