Due Date: August 30, 2019

Applications are open for the UNAOC Youth Uniformity Fund 2019 The Youth Uniformity Fund (YSF) supports youth-led companies that promote tranquil and inclusive societies by offering seed financing to exceptional tasks promoting intercultural and interfaith discussion.

It grants grants for the execution of picked tasks that show ingenious and reliable methods to intercultural or interfaith discussion and advance the objective of UNAOC. YSF just supports tasks that are completely established and handled by youth for the advantage of youth.

Developed in 2008, YSF reacted to require action made by young civil society leaders around the globe on the value of developing financing systems for youth-led companies. An overall of 63 tasks were moneyed by the end of 2018 reaching 94,055 direct recipients in 39 nations. In overall, more than 1.7 million direct and indirect recipients have actually been affected over the previous 10 years.


  • Grant approximately USD $25,000 is granted to picked task and organisation.


Youth companies undergo the exact same requirements as other partners of the United Nations System because they need to be liable, transparent and avoid all prejudiced practices.

To be qualified, using youth companies require to satisfy every one of the following requirements:

  • Be youth-led: a bulk of the positions and decision-making functions within the company are held by ladies and males in between the ages of 18 and 35;-LRB- **************).
  • Be a non-profit, non-governmental company (with the exception of nationwide youth councils) signed up in the nation of operation as a charity, trust, structure or association;-LRB- **************).
  • Be formally signed up and functional for a minimum of 2 years by the due date for applications with financing base and task execution (e.g. functional in August 2017 or earlier);-LRB- **************).
  • Have a democratic governance structure and choice making system, consisting of consultative procedures in creating top priorities and policies;-LRB- **************).
  • Have a capability to show correct and constant tracking, examination and record-keeping of their activities, consisting of task examination reports and monetary accounts;-LRB- **************).
  • Have a gender perspective/balance shown in their personnel, recipients and activities;-LRB- **************).
  • Have no adherence to or associations with violent ideologies or antagonism versus any specific nation, culture, religious beliefs or belief system, ethnic group, gender, and so on; and
  • Did not get financing under previous editions of YSF or did not get the Intercultural Development Award.

Qualified Requirements for Tasks

All sent tasks need to satisfy every one of the following requirements to be considered qualified and be examined by the Choice Committee:

  • Origin: The task was established and composed by youth;-LRB- **************).

  • Target Market: The task targets mostly youth. Gender balance amongst task individuals is guaranteed;-LRB- **************).

  • Goal: The task adds to advancing UNAOC’s required of promoting a more socially inclusive world, by developing shared regard amongst individuals of various cultural and spiritual identities;-LRB- **************).

  • Management: The task is handled by a youth-led company, reacting to all eligibility requirements discussed above;-LRB- **************).

  • Task Planner: The Task Planner is a worker of the using company and is in between the ages of 18 and 35 at the minute of the application;-LRB- **************).

  • Period and Timing: The task should be carried out throughout November 2019 to November 2020, while last reports will require to be sent by 15 November 2020 at the really newest;-LRB- **************).

  • Place: Task activities are carried out in the nation( ies) discussed in the above list (see geographical protection area;-LRB- **************).

  • Budget Plan: The company requires to ensure its capability to carry out all components of the proposed task with the funds asked for. The quantity asked for need to disappear than 50% of the company’s yearly spending plan in2018 Grants offered by UNAOC will not surpass USD 25,000 The proposed spending plan will have 90% of expenses connected with direct task activities and just approximately 10% of it will cover Task Planner’s salary/fees. Workplace lease expense, energies and purchase of technical devices (e.g. computer systems, photo copiers, printers, cams, telephones, and so on) can not become part of the spending plan;-LRB- **************).

  • English: Application and CV/resume of the Task Planner need to remain in English just;-LRB- **************).

  • Registration certificate and statute: A copy of a registration certificate and a statute requirement to be connected to the application. They can be sent in initial language of the nation where the company is signed up. Translations might be asked for throughout later phases of the choice procedure.


In order to be thought about total and legitimate, the application plan need to consist of the following and be sent through the online application system:

  • The application, finished and licensed by the candidate company;-LRB- **************).
  • A copy of the registration certificate of the candidate company;-LRB- **************).
  • A copy of the statutes/by-laws of the candidate company;-LRB- **************).
  • An organizational chart, illustrating the ages of crucial choice makers within the company;-LRB- **************).
  • A bio of the present Executive/Managing Director, revealing date of birth (1 page optimum);-LRB- **************).
  • The resume/CV of the task organizer (2 pages optimum);-LRB- **************).
  • An image or scan of the task organizer’s passport recognition page. If the task organizer does not have a worldwide passport, publish his/her nationwide recognition card.
  • Word/character limitation for each concern in the application requires to be appreciated. The application system immediately counts words and characters.

For more details, check out UNAOC Youth Uniformity Fund

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