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Youth Leadership and Training program in Canada

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 25, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 10, 2020
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Youth CI aims to help organizations in local communities across Ontario learn about, develop launch and implement collective impact approaches that directly improve outcomes for youth in their community.

Youth CI supports communities through a process of information sessions, workshops, coaching and grants to build and execute a successful collective impact strategy.

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The Youth Leadership Training program is designed to connect young people with mentors to gain valuable knowledge in Collective Impact.

The program matches young people with tools, mentors and knowledge so they can use it in their own work to further Collective Impact initiatives.

• You are a young person between 16 and 29 years and want to explore how to address big complex social issues to bring about positive change for young people;
• You are looking to access tools and gain knowledge from collaboratives using the Collective Impact approach.

Applications are to be submitted to the Foundation’s grant management portal only.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Program Manager to discuss their initiative in advance of applying.

The call for applications will close on Dec 11, 2020 at 5:00pm.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 25, 2020
Nov 25, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Nov 27, 2020
Nov 27, 2020

Thanks, Ana.