Category: Challenges

  • GGT2030/BET Africa Pitching Point Entrepreneurial Challenge

    GGT2030/BET Africa Pitching Point Entrepreneurial Challenge

    GGT2030/ BET Africa Pitching Point Entrepreneurial Challenge Application is now open for the GGT2030 and BET Africa Pitching Point. The BET Africa pitching point is an exciting new youth reality show that aims to find the next great township entrepreneur. 12 young township entrepreneurs, with either a great idea or existing enterprise, will compete to be […]

  • Make It Circular Challenge 2023 for Entrepreneurs (€10,000 worth of prize)

    Make It Circular Challenge 2023 for Entrepreneurs (€10,000 worth of prize)

    Make It Circular Challenge 2023 for Entrepreneurs Applications are open for the Make It Circular Challenge 2023 for Entrepreneurs. The Make It Circular Challenge calls on designers, creative entrepreneurs, and startups from around the world to envision and build a circular society. They invite designers, creative entrepreneurs and startups from around the world to submit […]

  • United Nations Research Institute for Social Development  #CrisesofInequality Media Contest 2022

    United Nations Research Institute for Social Development #CrisesofInequality Media Contest 2022

    United Nations Research Institute for Social Development Application is now open for the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development Media Contest. The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Media Contest is launching the #CrisesofInequality Media Contest for the best journalistic materials to showcase the key themes of the Institute’s 2022 Flagship Report: Crises of Inequality: Shifting Power […]

  • Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 12 – Bristol Myers Squibb ($50,000 grant)

    Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 12 – Bristol Myers Squibb ($50,000 grant)

    Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 12 – Bristol Myers Squibb ($50,000 grant) The Bristol Myers Squibb Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 12 is now accepting applications. Bristol Myers Squibb is happy to support the SDG 12 Lead 2030 Challenge. They believe in investing in and developing the next generation of leaders who will seek to create new […]

  • Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Corporate Changemakers Challenge 2023

    Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Corporate Changemakers Challenge 2023

    Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Applications are open for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Corporate Changemakers Challenge 2023. This challenge aims to champion innovative solutions from corporate intrapreneurs who demonstrate that companies can contribute to advancing social and environmental equity, while also increasing value for the business. Corporate Social Intrapreneurs are a breed of bold […]

  • Schmidt Futures/Rhodes Trust Rise Challenge 2023 for young people (Fully Funded)

    Schmidt Futures/Rhodes Trust Rise Challenge 2023 for young people (Fully Funded)

    Schmidt Futures/Rhodes Trust Rise Challenge 2023 Application is now open for the 2022 Schmidt Futures/Rhodes Trust Rise Challenge. Each year, Rise invites young talents from around the world to participate in the Rise Challenge. After applicants complete the Rise Challenge, Rise selects up to 500 Finalists to advance to “Finalist Days,” where they demonstrate their motivations, […]

  • United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2023 (up to $100,000)

    United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2023 (up to $100,000)

    United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2023 (up to $100,000) The WFP Innovation Challenge 2023 is now accepting applications. The Innovation Accelerator at the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations seeks for, promotes, and scales innovative new ideas to end world hunger and accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More than […]

  • Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Europe 2023 (worth £10,000)

    Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Europe 2023 (worth £10,000)

    Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Europe Applications are open for the Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Europe 2023. The Young Entrepreneurs Challenge brought to you by Verizon Business and Unloc is an annual event that seeks to find cutting edge young talent across Europe. Got a great business idea or concept? If you’re 16-25 and have a fresh and […]

  • African Development Bank AgriPitch Competition 2022 (up to $140,000)

    African Development Bank AgriPitch Competition 2022 (up to $140,000)

    African Development Bank AgriPitch Competition Applications are open for the African Development Bank AgriPitch Competition 2022. The aim of the 2022 AgriPitch Competition is to support agripreneurs by focusing on building the bankability of their businesses and ensuring that they are pitch ready for potential investors. Entrepreneurs will be coached and mentored in an interactive […]

  • Apply for the Merge Data Challenge 2022 (worth $30,000)

    Apply for the Merge Data Challenge 2022 (worth $30,000)

    Apply for the Merge Data Challenge 2022 Applications are open for the Merge Data Challenge 2022. Calling all Ethereans, data scientists, data engineers, data visualizers, developers, and anyone interested in digging into Ethereum data. The Merge is coming, providing a more secure and sustainable home for Ethereum as well as more data, lots and lots of […]

  • Call for Application: Irex Community Solutions Program 2023 for Youth Leaders

    Call for Application: Irex Community Solutions Program 2023 for Youth Leaders

    Irex Community Solutions Program 2023 Application is now open for Irex Community Solutions Program 2023. The Irex Community Solutions Program is a year-long professional leadership development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Program […]

  • Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge 2022 (worth $10,000)

    Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge 2022 (worth $10,000)

    Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge 2022 Applications are invited for the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge 2022. The social innovation challenge is designed to help young leaders and founders to explore, start and grow their ideas to solve the social or environmental issues that matter to them most. Social Shifters are next generation leaders, innovators and […]

  • Caritas Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge 2022 (UGX40,000,000 grant)

    Caritas Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge 2022 (UGX40,000,000 grant)

    Caritas Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge 2022 (UGX40,000,000 grant) The Caritas Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge 2022 is now accepting applications. The Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge seeks to enhance sustainable agriculture, reduce malnutrition, increase food security, and improve farmer livelihoods. Furthermore, the challenge strives to find and encourage innovative business solutions that contribute to a sustainable and […]

  • Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge 2022 for Young African Entrepreneurs (up to $100,000)

    Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge 2022 for Young African Entrepreneurs (up to $100,000)

    Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge 2022 for Young African Entrepreneurs (up to $100,000) The Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge 2022 is now accepting applications. This challenge aims to increase long-term employment creation in Africa by supporting entrepreneurship and youth-led innovation in climate change adaptation and resilience. The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), the African Development Bank (AfDB), […]

  • One Young World/AstraZeneca Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 ($50,000 grant)

    One Young World/AstraZeneca Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 ($50,000 grant)

    One Young World/AstraZeneca Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 ($50,000 grant) The One Young World/AstraZeneca Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 3 is now accepting applications. They are looking for innovative, youth-led projects that address the causes of air pollution and focus on the long-term health of young people for this Challenge. They are looking for: Projects which […]

  • One Young World Deloitte Lead 2030 Challenge ( US$50,000 grant & Sponsorship to participate in the OYW Summit 2023, Belfast)

    One Young World Deloitte Lead 2030 Challenge ( US$50,000 grant & Sponsorship to participate in the OYW Summit 2023, Belfast)

    One Young World/Deloitte Lead 2030 Challenge for Climate Action Deloitte is looking for bold solutions that reduce impacts of climate change and/or empower others to act on climate change. Examples of solutions may include behavioral change, technology solutions or scaling of technology solutions, education, nature-based solutions, community actions or collaborations. The solutions should drive impact […]

  • African Union Summit Essay Contest 2022

    African Union Summit Essay Contest 2022

    African Union Summit Essay Contest 2022 The African Union Summit 2022 Essay Contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity, and initiative of the African youth in promoting a culture of sustainable development in Africa, with a particular focus on industrialization and innovation in Africa. It also aims to inspire African society […]

  • UNDP/AU/UNECA Africa Youth in Trade Innovation Challenge 2022 for young African Entrepreneurs.

    UNDP/AU/UNECA Africa Youth in Trade Innovation Challenge 2022 for young African Entrepreneurs.

    UNDP/AU/UNECA Africa Youth in Trade Innovation Challenge 2022 for young African Entrepreneurs. The Africa Youth in Trade Innovation Challenge, organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, is now accepting applications (UNECA). Are you a young entrepreneur looking to expand your business […]

  • United People Global “Each One, Bring One” Campaign 2022

    United People Global “Each One, Bring One” Campaign 2022

    United People Global “Each One, Bring One” Campaign 2022 The United People Global (UPG) is proud to announce the “Each One, Bring One’’ Campaign 2022. All Champions and Members are invited to participate and all you have to do is just invite someone to join UPG (either as Champion or Member). United People Global (UPG) […]

  • Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation Science Without Borders® Challenge 2023

    Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation Science Without Borders® Challenge 2023

    Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation Science Without Borders® Challenge 2023 The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international contest that engages students and teachers in ocean conservation through art. This annual competition inspires students to be creative while promoting public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources, contributing […]

  • CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 2022/2023

    CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 2022/2023

    CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 2022/2023 CoreNet Global Academic Challenge invites students from around the world to think creatively about a problem facing real estate professionals for renowned companies like USAA, Google, Standard Chartered, IBM, HSBC, AstraZeneca, Whirlpool, and many others. You and your teammates will engage in a contest with competing institutions from all over […]

  • Climatech Run for Tech Startups Competition 2022 (up to $100,000)

    Climatech Run for Tech Startups Competition 2022 (up to $100,000)

    Climatech Run for Tech Startups Competition 2022 (up to $100,000) Are you a startup specialized in Climate Technology? Apply for the Climatech Run for Tech Startups Competition 2022. Entrepreneurs are hammering out innovations in every corner of the world, and many projects show great promise in combating climate change. Sensor technology can measure invisible pollutants that […]

  • The SDG Innovation Challenge 2022 for young Africans

    The SDG Innovation Challenge 2022 for young Africans

    The SDG Innovation Challenge 2022 for young Africans You are young, African, and want to collaborate with those who are devoted to making a difference from the ground up? This ideathon is accessible to African students, professionals, community activists, social entrepreneurs, changemakers, and anybody else who is interested. Designed as a virtual, pan-African ideation space, […]

  • The AYuTe Nigeria Challenge – Enterprise Development Program ($20,000 Prize)

    The AYuTe Nigeria Challenge – Enterprise Development Program ($20,000 Prize)

    The AYuTe Nigeria Challenge Enterprise Development Program The AYuTe Africa Challenge Nigeria is an enterprise development program initiated by Heifer International and implemented by Enactus Nigeria to identify, nurture, and support innovative, relevant and technology-driven agric-centric enterprises to grow, scale and thrive. Candidates should be early-stage or growth-stage youth-led agritech businesses/companies with innovative solutions impacting […]

  • ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) #YouthCHERISH Challenge 2022

    ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) #YouthCHERISH Challenge 2022

    ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) #YouthCHERISH Challenge 2022 Applications are open for the ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) #YouthCHERISH Challenge 2022. ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) has been bringing youth in Southeast Asia together. With Raoul Wellenberg Institute (RWI), this time, they challenge the youth to create social media campaigns. It is a four-week challenge to create Instagram posts […]

  • Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022 for African Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs ($USD 50,000 in cash prizes)

    Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022 for African Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs ($USD 50,000 in cash prizes)

    Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022 for African Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs The Ecobank Fintech Challenge identifies and partners Fintechs that are ready to scale and provides them with support and access to opportunities in 33 African markets. The goal? To contribute to their growth as potential Pan African Fintech success stories. Requirements: The Challenge is open […]

  • Global Leadership Challenge 2022 for Young Leaders (Fully-funded to St. Gallen Symposium)

    Global Leadership Challenge 2022 for Young Leaders (Fully-funded to St. Gallen Symposium)

    Global Leadership Challenge 2022 for Young Leaders Applications are now open for the Global Leadership Challenge 2022, a global initiative of the University of Oxford and the St Gallen Symposium. The Global Leadership Challenge aims to empower emerging leaders to grow in the wisdom and character required for leadership that makes a difference in the […]

  • Call for Submissions: African Union Innovating Education in Africa 2022 (up to $100,000)

     African Union Innovating Education in Africa 2022 Call for Submissions are now open for the African Union Innovating Education in Africa 2022. The AU IEA in Africa Call invites innovators to propose new and practical educational innovations with the potential for sustainability, scalability and replication on a wide scale. They are looking to mobilize continental […]

  • The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2022 for startups worldwide

    The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2022 Applications are now open for The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2022. Pitchfest 2022 returns with new awards, features and partners to help take your idea to the world and accelerate your ocean impact. Requirements Pitchfest is open to applications from all over the world. Entrants must have the potential to significantly […]

  • Women’s World Banking Fintech Innovation Challenge 2023

    Women’s World Banking Fintech Innovation Challenge 2023 The 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge is inviting applications from tech pioneering innovative financial solutions that break the persistent challenges in serving the low-income women’s market. Through a highly competitive process, Women’s World Banking’s Fintech Innovation Challenge identifies and elevates 4 later-stage startups pioneering innovative financial solutions that break the […]