Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build 2016 Grant

Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build 2016 Grant

Deadline: February 15, 2016

Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build 2016 (HYLB) brings together youth from across Asia-Pacific to support families in need of decent housing. Young people volunteer, fundraise and speak out for the need for decent homes as a way out of poverty and toward self-sustainability. For the first time, HYLB 2016 will launch an Advocacy Grant Application.

The aims are to:

  • Incentivize youth organization/groups to undertake advocacy activities during HYLB by offering an advocacy micro grant of US$250.00.
  • Motivate young people to be advocates of housing issues, leveraging their HYLB participation to strengthen Habitat for Humanity’s advocacy activities.
  • Encourage young people to raise public awareness on housing issues they face and offer possible solutions how to address the challenges through change of system, policies or procedure.
  • Provide a platform for young people to influence housing policies through various means.

Grant

  • Grant supports at least 40 innovative advocacy projects with a grant amount of $250 per accepted application. The grant amount will be used to implement the proposed activity.

Eligibility

  • Open to youth organization and groups.
  • Habitat for Humanity national organizations can facilitate and encourage local youth organizations, Campus Chapters and schools to apply, and help develop the advocacy project.

Application Process

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until funds are expended.
  • Youth groups and organization applying for the grant must completely fill-out the grant application form.
  • Send your proposal to [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Deadline of application is on 15 February 2016, 6:00pm Manila time.

For more information, join the HYLB Community on Facebook or visit HYLB 2016 Grant.

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