Updated May 27, 2020

One Young World COVID-19 Young Leaders Fund

One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, is establishing a fund for young leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. Around the world, One Young World Ambassadors are combatting the Coronavirus with the most innovative methods in the most challenging circumstances.

By directing money to leaders on the front lines, we can insure that resources are being accessed by those who need them most. This global crisis demands a global response. One Young World will meet that challenge.

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Open Year RoundDeadline
$2,500 - $10,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionAfrica, Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Low and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasEducation
Humanitarian Assistance
Gender-based Violence (Gender)
Sanitation (Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH))
  • Focussed on the SDG’s with a clear connection to combatting Covid-19
  • All countries around the world
  • Producing direct, quantifiable impact
  • Apolitical in nature
  • Must not be operated for profit
  • Impacting >500 people directly
  • Focussed on assisting the most vulnerable in society
  • Operational (or ready to start within 3 weeks of application submission)
  • Founded and/or managed by young leaders (aged approximately 18-35)
  • Applications must be submitted in the English language to be reviewed

Application Directions

The proposal must be submitted within the deadline specified in the advertisement of the call for application and filled in via the official application form.

Past Funded Innovations Of One Young World COVID-19 Young Leaders Fund

SEP 2020
  • $10,000PENDING
    1. TITLEEducational Access for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
    2. TYPEGrant
    3. FOCUS AREASInclusion
    4. IMPLEMENTED INInclusion
    5. FUNDINGOne Young World COVID-19 Young Leaders Fund
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