2023 LookUp Innovation Challenge

The LookUp Innovation Challenge is now open for applications for exceptional youth innovators, storytellers, and advocates with bold ideas. Young leaders passionate about mental health and ethical tech who are willing to address the youth mental health crisis through digital wellbeing and youth-led innovative solutions, stories, and advocacy.

LookUp is a “by youth for youth” 501(c)(3) social venture dedicated to helping young people thrive in the digital world. Through the flagship programs and events, they discover, empower, and mobilize youth leaders who are taking action to raise awareness, inspire, and design a healthy, more inclusive, and responsible digital world.


  • The LookUp Innovation Challenge is open for everyone aged 18-25 regardless of their location, background or experience. Individuals or teams may apply.
  • You do not need to be located in the United States. However, the majority of programming will be conducted live, therefore, it is strongly recommended that team captains or at least one co-captain is based within a reasonable distance of the San Francisco, CA time zone.
  • Applicants who have already won a grant may not apply for a second grant for the same solution. Those who previously applied and did not win are welcome to submit new or improved concepts.

Grant size: $1000 to $10,000

Deadline: November 28th, 2022

Grant Sector:
  • Science & Technology
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