Comic Relief US Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has opened the Juntanza Fund Grant up to $5,000 to $10,000 USD Grant Range: Apply!!

Juntanza Fund Grant up to $5,000 to $10,000 USD Grant Range

Are you a part of a youth-led organization passionate about driving positive change in your community? If so, the Comic Relief US Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has an exciting opportunity for you! We are thrilled to announce the launch of the second year of the Juntanza Fund grantmaking initiative, aimed at supporting impactful projects led by young changemakers across the globe.

What is the Juntanza Fund?

The Juntanza Fund is a grantmaking initiative initiated by the Comic Relief US Youth Advisory Council (YAC). Our mission is to provide financial support to youth-led social change projects in Argentina, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, United States, and Zambia. We are dedicated to addressing pressing issues such as Climate Justice, Health, and Gender Equity through innovative and impactful initiatives.

Grant Details:

  • Grant Range: $5,000 to $10,000 USD
  • Duration: Up to one year
  • Focus Areas: Climate Justice, Health, and Gender Equity

Application Deadline:

Applications are currently open and will be accepted until April 28, 2024, at 11:59pm EST. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to make a difference in your community!

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How to Apply:

To apply for the Juntanza Fund grant, please visit the following link: Juntanza Fund Application

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Organizations must have a leadership team comprising 50% or more youth below the age of 25.
  • Applicants must be a US-registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization or a registered nonprofit/NGO in their country of operation.
  • Finalist organizations without 501(c)(3) status will be considered for fiscal sponsorship with our partner organization, Moore Philanthropy.
  • Organizations must have a bank account capable of accepting funds from the United States.

For more detailed information about the Juntanza Fund’s focus areas and eligibility criteria, please review our Request for Proposals: Juntanza Fund RFP

Focus Areas:

We invite proposals that demonstrate innovative approaches to addressing the following areas:

  • Climate Justice: Projects focusing on mitigating the environmental impacts of climate change and disasters, while preserving cultural heritage and strengthening community resilience.
  • Health: Initiatives aimed at improving healthcare accessibility and information dissemination, with a focus on proactive measures and youth-friendly services.
  • Gender Equity: Proposals targeting the dismantling of gender-based barriers, advocating for fair treatment and opportunities for individuals of all genders.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions about the application process or the Juntanza Fund, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected]. We look forward to receiving your applications and seeing the incredible projects you are working on!

Spread the Word:

Know someone who would be interested in this opportunity? Please feel free to share this information with organizations or youth leaders in your network who may benefit from the Juntanza Fund grant. Together, we can empower young changemakers and create a brighter future for all. 

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