Q&A: How to win funding from the Global Youth Empowerment Fund

Meeting of the board of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens in Alpbach, Austria, in summer 2018. Photo by: Yonsei University Health System

BARCELONA — Over $100,000 is up for grabs for the world’s young people as the U.N. SDG Action Campaign and Junior Chamber International launch their annual Global Youth Empowerment Fund.

The initiative began in 2016 and is designed to empower young people to get involved in grassroots community projects by providing training and direct grants to projects advancing the 2030 sustainable development agenda.

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