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$25,000 Grant: See 91 Eligible Countries That Can Apply For UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund

Last Updated on February 1, 2021 by Ope Quadri

If you have a registered youth-led organization in the under-listed 91 countries with projects exclusively developed and executed by youth and for the benefit of youth here in Nigeria, here is an opportunity to stand a chance to win USD 25, 000 in seed funding.

  • Sponsor: United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC)
  • Application deadline: January 31, 2021
  • Who Can Apply: Registered youth-led organisations
  • Countries that can apply: 91 globally
  • Grant: USD 25, 000

The Youth Solidarity Fund has been consistent since its promotion of youth-centred programmes every year by granting $25, 000 to such organisation to complement their efforts.

The application which started late last year is still on and the UN Alliance of Civilizations is inviting youth-led organizations to apply for the Youth Solidarity Fund, which will award seed funding for the implementation of selected projects.

Who can apply for the UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund?

Youth-led organizations registered and/or operational in Nigeria or one of the 91 eligible countries;

CAC-Registered youth-led organizations with projects entirely developed and managed by youth and for the benefit of youth in Nigeria or any of the underlisted countries.

Eligible countries:

Proposals must come from a coalition of youth organizations from these 91 countries:

  1. Nigeria
  2. Burkina Faso
  3. Burundi
  4. Republic of Cabo Verde
  5. Kingdom of Cambodia
  6. Cameroon
  7. Central African Republic
  8. Republic of Chad
  9. China
  10. Union of the Comoros
  11. Republic of the Congo
  12. Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
  13. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  14. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  15. Republic of Djibouti
  16. Egypt
  17. Afghanistan
  18. Algeria
  19. Angola
  20. Armenia
  21. Azerbaijan
  22. Bangladesh
  23. Republic of Benin
  24. Kingdom of Bhutan
  25. Botswana
  26. India
  27. Republic of Indonesia
  28. Islamic Republic of Iran
  29. Republic of Iraq
  30. State of Israel
  31. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  32. Republic of Kazakhstan
  33. Kenya
  34. Kyrgyz Republic
  35. Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  36. Republic of Lebanon
  37. Republic of Equatorial Guinea
  38. State of Eritrea
  39. Kingdom of Eswatini
  40. Ethiopia
  41. Gabonese Republic
  42. Islamic Republic of the Gambia
  43. Georgia
  44. Ghana
  45. Republic of Guinea
  46. Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  47. Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  48. Republic of the Niger
  49. Pakistan
  50. State of Palestine
  51. Philippines
  52. Rwanda
  53. Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
  54. Senegal
  55. Republic of Seychelles
  56. Sierra Leone
  57. Somalia
  58. South Africa
  59. South Sudan
  60. Sri Lanka
  61. Republic of Sudan
  62. Syrian Arab Republic
  63. Republic of Tajikistan
  64. Kingdom of Thailand
  65. Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  66. Togo
  67. Tunisia
  68. Turkey
  69. Turkmenistan
  70. Uganda
  71. Tanzania
  72. Uzbekistan
  73. Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
  74. Yemen
  75. Kingdom of Lesotho
  76. Liberia
  77. Libya
  78. Madagascar
  79. Malawi
  80. Malaysia
  81. Republic of Maldives
  82. Mali
  83. Zambia
  84. Zimbabwe
  85. Mauritania
  86. Republic of Mauritius
  87. Mongolia
  88. Kingdom of Morocco
  89. Mozambique
  90. Myanmar
  91. Namibia

Type of projects:

Funding is provided for youth with outstanding projects with a fantastic plan which must focus on the following:

1) The projects must support the implementation of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism by promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue as a prevention tool;

2) The projects must support the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution

3) They must support the implementation of the United Nations Comprehensive Response to COVID-19

4) Projects must support the implementation of the UN Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech by addressing the issues and their impact on young people.

5) Projects must support the implementation of the UN’s Plan of Action to Safeguard Religious Sites by promoting respect for other religions and cultures

Other requirements for the Youth Solidarity Fund

Make sure your application contains the following:

1) Completed and certified by the applicant’s organization;

2) A copy of the registration certificate of the applicant’s organization (CAC certification)

3) A copy of the statutes/by-laws of the applicant’s organization;

4) An organizational chart depicting the ages of key decision-makers within the organization;

5) A biography of the current Executive/Managing Director, showing the date of birth (one page maximum);

6) The resume/CV of the project coordinator (two pages maximum);

7) A picture or scan of the project coordinator’s passport identification page or national identification card

Ready to Apply?

Begin Your Application HERE

 

 

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