Exciting News! 2024 Applications are Now Open for the (YCJF) Youth Climate Justice Fund (grants of up to USD 20,000)

The Youth Climate Justice Fund(YCJF) provides core flexible funding to emerging youth climate justice groups. In 2023, we committed funding to 50+ groups globally with a total of $700,000 from 1,800 applications.

 Our 2024 Applications Call is now open! Eligible local and national groups can apply for grants of up to USD 20,000 from June 3rd to July 1st, 23:59 UTC. Criteria and grantmaking process are described below. Review our FAQ guides, available in Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swahili, and apply in your preferred language.

What are the criteria for applying?

You should consider applying if:

  • Your group or collective is led by young people aged 35 years and below. In order to be eligible for a YCJF grant, the majority of your leadership must be young people or the individuals with decision making power should be aged 35 years and below.
  • Your group, network or collective is based in East Asia and Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, Europe and Central Asia, and North America.

  • Applicants from high-income countries should belong to a minority or underserved groups to be considered for funding. Groups that focus solely on international engagements without any community-based work are ineligible to apply. 
  • You believe in and exhibit inclusive organizing, collective action and intersectional movement building. 
  • Your group, network or collective is based in North America or Western Europe but is led by young people who are discriminated against and/or marginalized based on class, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, background, etc.
  • Non-partisan, non-violent, and legal movements.

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We specifically look for groups who are:

Cultivating diverse leadership rooted in fair and equitable climate action with community power.

Raising ambitions and commitments on climate & socio-environmental justice.

Holding policymakers accountable to their promises and strengthening community power.


Download the application guides, which include FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) and the Submittable application form questions, in your preferred language to help you prepare your application. The application window is now open, so apply soon.

Application Window: June 3rd, 2024 – July 1st, 2024
Grant Amount: Up to $20,000 USD

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