One Young World: Inviting applications for ‘Lead2030’ to find, fund and accelerate youth-led solutions for each Global Goal and enable young innovators to scale and accelerate their impact.

Funding brief: In 2015, 193 countries adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, an ambitious road map to create a better world by 2030. Formed by One Young World, Lead2030 is the first coalition of global businesses working together to support youth-led innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals.

From ending extreme poverty to protecting our oceans, the Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious plan to create a sustainable future.

To make this future a reality, we need a generation of young leaders who are meaningfully engaged with the Global Goals and are working purposefully to achieve them.

Powered by some of the world’s leading businesses, Lead2030 will find, fund and accelerate youth-led solutions for each Global Goal and enable young innovators to scale and accelerate their impact.

In its first year, Lead2030 will provide $500,000 to the most impactful youth-led initiatives, businesses or movements that are making a tangible impact on a selected Sustainable Development Goal.

Funding is equally divided across 10 SDG Challenges, each of which is supported by a Lead2030 Challenge Partner.

In addition to funding, each Challenge Winner will be connected with a team of expert mentors from the supporting business and its partners.

Criteria: This challenge seeks solutions which meet the following criteria:
● Aligned: Evidently aligned with the SDG4 challenge.
● Youth-led: Founded by a person aged 18 – 30.
● Focussed: Well-structured time horizon, identified key stakeholders and beneficiaries, and proposed outcomes that are reasonable and well thought out.
● Proven: Readily available, in or past implementation phase.
● Impactful: Solutions must have a positive social impact, for example generating employment, eradicating poverty, or developing skills.
● Measurable: Impacts of solutions must have been adequately measured and/or be measurable.
● Financially Viable; Must be able to achieve efficiency and to survive on their own through the resources they generate and/or the investments and donations they attract.
● Scalable: Potential to perform as well or better after expanding in scope or size and/or being transported to other regions.

Donor Name: One Young World, Lead2030
Funding name: Lead2030

Deadline: 5th, January, 2019

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit:
● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 4
 A $50,000 grant from Deloitte
 12 months of mentorship from a team of Deloitte employees and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution by assisting with aspects such as:
O Business strategy
O Best practices for data collection
O Monitoring and evaluation
O Product design
O Marketing

● 
LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 6
 A $50,000 grant from RB
 12 months of mentorship from a team of RB employees and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution by assisting with aspects such as:
O Business strategy
O Best practices for data collection
O Monitoring and evaluation
O Product design
O Marketing

● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 9
 A $50,000 grant from Standard Chartered
 12 months of mentorship from a team of Standard Chartered employees and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution by assisting with aspects such as:
O Business strategy
O Best practices for data collection
O Monitoring and evaluation
O Product design
O Marketing

● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 17
 A $50,000 grant from KPMG
 12 months of mentorship from a team of KPMG employees and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution by assisting with aspects such as:
O Business strategy
O Best practices for data collection
O Monitoring and evaluation
O Product design
O Marketing

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Not found

Project duration: 12 months of mentorship

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 4: The solutions should drive impact in at least one of the following areas:
 Create skills development or lifelong learning opportunities for young people to prepare for the future workforce, including in areas where there are talent shortages.
 Accelerate entrepreneurship or new types of employment that provide opportunities for young people to bypass traditional barriers to entry into employment and develop a new generation of job creators.Improve access to education and skills opportunities for those that may be left behind by the rapidly changing global economy. For example, to women and girls, disadvantaged youth.
● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 6: Applicants should demonstrate impact in at least one of the following areas:
 Incentivise and educate vulnerable females in rural communities to alleviate the practice of open defecation to not only prevent the spread of life threatening diseases but also to empower females to feel safe in their own communities.
 Drive focused behaviour change to ensure good hygiene practice and educate on self-sufficient practices to reduce the spread of preventable disease such as diarrhoea.
 Ensure basic sanitation facilities are not just developed but are sustainable in the long term allowing communities to feel empowered to maintain solutions for generations to come.
● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 9: They are looking for solutions that creatively address the need to grow access to banking & financial services to support, in particular, trade and SMEs. In doing so, solutions will be characterised by how they support:
 Communities: growing the economic vibrancy of communities of entrepreneurs and businesses in and across our footprint.
 Networks: connecting communities & ecosystems through commerce, information and communication.

Participation: creating engagement and mobilization for the purpose of sustainable development and prosperity.
● LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 17: Applications are welcomed from young change-makers who have been instrumental in leading the design and operation of a multi-stakeholder partnership. They will consider applications from individuals representing:
 Not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises and/or academia;
 Organisations which are in partnership with any combination of stakeholders including other not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises, academia, the United Nations, Governments, businesses, think tanks or network organisations;
 Partnerships with evidence demonstrating improvements to education, literacy and/or skills development outcomes;
 Partnerships which can be replicated and/or scaled – either within existing countries of operation or by entering new countries – to increase impact.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: Not found

Other important link:
● Apply:
 LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 4: Click to view
 LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 6: Click to view
 LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 9: Click to view
 LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 17: Click to view

How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 4: Click to view, LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 6: Click to view, LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 9: Click to view, LEAD2030 Challenge for Goal 17: Click to view).

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