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.
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