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Resources for Youths and Youth Organizations around the world

A collection of resources, guides, manuals, videos, ebooks, documents and other information for youths around the world.

How to find and raise Small Seed Grants for Your Projects and make a difference

Small seed grants for organizations and projects can be referred to as those initial grants received for an idea that needs to be implemented or has already been implemented and showing some results. These types of grants are usually small in size and offered to pay for your basic expenses and to scale up your efforts. They also work as matching contributions if you are planning to raise bigger amounts from other agencies. If you have a seed grant available with you and show it to other donor … [Read more...]

A Free Guide on ‘How to Plan and Develop Your Youth Advocacy Project’

The number of youths living on this planet at this time is considered to be the largest youth population ever recorded in history. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the article, 10 Things you didn't know about the world's population, there are about 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 and many of them reside in developing countries. "In fact, in the world’s 48 least developed countries, children or adolescents make up a majority of th … [Read more...]

How to identify and outline Issues and Problems in a Youth Advocacy Project?

Once we have learned the significance of youths in carrying out advocacy campaigns and understanding the concept of 'advocacy', we now move on to developing the actual project for youth advocacy. The first step in planning out the youth advocacy project is to identify the problems and issues for which you would like to implement your project. As you look around in your project area, start by first noting down all problems and issues. For example, you may notice that there is a widespread … [Read more...]

How to set up Goals & Objectives for Your Youth Advocacy Project?

After identifying the problems and issues your project needs to address, you can now move towards developing the goal and objectives of your youth advocacy project. After exploring the ‘cause-and-effect’ relationship through the ‘problem tree’ tool, you will now see that it is fairly easy to develop the goal and objectives. Now, in most project proposal planning processes, the goal is usually kept as one, unless if it is a large programme you are implementing. Also, the goal is the ove … [Read more...]

How to Plan your Activities for the Youth Advocacy Project?

After learning about the process of developing goals and objectives, we will now go through the activity part of your youth advocacy project. Activities comprise of the actions you take to achieve the objectives you have listed out. Activities are quite easy to develop if you have your objectives finalized. However, it is important that you a proper relationship is established between objectives and activities and they contribute to each other. In a youth advocacy project, activities are … [Read more...]

How to develop your Outcomes and Outputs for your youth advocacy project?

After learning about the process of planning out project activities, we will take a look at how you can develop outcomes and outputs of your youth advocacy project. Results in any project are broken up into three parts: Outputs Outcomes Long-term Results Outputs are usually the immediate results of a project. For example, if youths have gained new knowledge from a workshop organized by your project, then it is an output. Outcomes are medium-term results, and they may take … [Read more...]

Five Major Grants for Youths and Youth-led Projects in Kenya

There are currently five open calls for proposals for projects addressing various issues in Kenya, including youth problems. Embassy of Slovak Republic in Nairobi Calling for Proposals for Small Grants 2018 Deadline: 30 April NGOs, nonprofits and local authorities in Kenya are invited to apply for the 2018 Small Grants Call for Proposals under the Slovak Official Development Assistance funded by SlovakAid and aimed directly at small-scale projects which represent a more flexible, operative … [Read more...]

You still have a chance to apply! Over 19 Youth Grants & Fellowships open until March-end

If you missed learning about youth grants and fellowships that are going to end this month, this list would be useful. We have compiled those opportunities that are open to accepting applications until the end of March. So there is still time to apply. Young Professionals invited to attend World Heritage Young Professionals Forum in Bahrain. All Travel & Stay covered Deadline: 31 March 2018 The World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018 to be held in Bahrain from 17-26 June 2018 is … [Read more...]

Top Ten Grants for Youth Projects: Get Funding NWP, Comic Relief, NORAD, USAID, SAIS, UNESCO, IDRC…

As youth empowerment and youth development continue to dominate the agenda of international development, several donor agencies have open grants for organizations working towards addressing youth issues related to the environment, gender equality, entrepreneurship, water, sanitation and hygiene, economic participation, sports development, and ICT. We have identified ten such grants accepting applications from eligible organizations and individuals from different countries around the … [Read more...]

12 Upcoming International Training Programmes for Civil Society Representatives in Developing Countries

Several international development agencies organize and fund training programmes and courses including degree and diploma courses for civil society representatives from developing countries. Usually, the overall objective of such training programmes and courses is to build the capacity of people from low- and middle-income regions around the world and those who have poor access to education and skills in their own countries. These programmes cover a wide range of topics from agriculture, … [Read more...]