Commonwealth Local Government Forum

Funding for youth development activities

01 July 2024



Applications are now open from 27 June until 21 July for the EU Empowerment Fund through the Global Youth Mobilisation.


Young people aged 14 to 30 from eligible countries are invited to share their innovative solutions and accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.


This Open Call for the EU Youth Empowerment Fund through the Global Youth Mobilisation is part of a partnership between the European Union and the Big Six Youth Organisations to empower young people to drive positive change in their communities by funding innovative local projects aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.


Individual young people and informal groups can receive 500 to 1500 EUR, while registered youth organisations are eligible for 3000 to 5000 EUR to bring exciting opportunities to young people.


Who Can Apply:

  • Young individuals 14-30 years old
  • Informal groups
  • Registered youth-led organisations


Focus Areas:

  • Projects addressing global challenges aligned with the SDGs


Applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups, including those from lower socio-economic backgrounds and those facing gender or disability barriers

How to Apply: Applications open from June 27 until July 21. The process is straightforward and accessible, with forms available online.



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