Youth! Apply for Grants to fund your community project idea!

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Youth!  Apply for Grants to fund your community project idea!

#RisingYouth community service grants 

Do you have a simple project idea to support your community?


TakingITGlobal (TIG) is looking for young people who are inspired with ideas and ready to take action through youth-led community service grants.  

3 levels of grants available

$250 - For simple ideas - like community events or gatherings - that can be implemented by one 1 or 2 people

$750 - For bigger ideas that can be implemented with a small group of peers, such as building a community garden, or distributing care packages

$1500 - for projects that involve a larger group of people to drive impact.  projects at this level of funding need a budget and a mentor or community reference to apply 

Does my project qualify?  Download the checklist here

4 steps:

1. Design your project

2. Apply for funding

3. Launch your project

4. Share the impact

What is this funding program?
RisingYouth is a program led by TakingITGlobal to help youth build Canada and develop life skills by giving back to their communities. Together, we are building a program to increase youth involvement through community service. Created for youth, by youth. The program length is 2 years until March 2020.


What are the criteria to apply for the funding?
The funding program is available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people who have been granted refugee status in Canada.

In the context of the program, "Youth" refers to individuals who are 15-30 years old during the year of their participation in the program. Please see our application checklist for full criteria.

If you are applying for the $1500 grant, you'll be required to have a community reference or mentor, like a teacher or a member of a local organization to support your project.

www.risingyouth.ca  for more information, stories of projects  and to apply


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