Applications for the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 are open now. The Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 is a grant opportunity that provides $50,000 in funding for youth-led organizations that are working towards advancing Sustainable Development Goal 4. Organizations with a track record of achieving quantifiable progress toward SDG 4 and a well-defined plan for allocating the grant funds to support their endeavors are eligible to apply for this challenge.
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Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 ($50,000 grant)
By 2030, Deloitte aims to increase opportunities for 100 million individuals worldwide by improving educational results, developing job skills, and opening up employment for members of disadvantaged and underrepresented groups globally.
By Following Deloitte’s objective of enabling 100 million people to make use of the globe by 2030, the challenge aims to assist youth-led scalable approaches that:
Make use of cutting-edge methods and technologies.
Address the underlying causes of the problem.
Show your capacity to make a difference and your capacity to grow.
Acknowledge previous initiatives and work with others to increase the effect
Encourage possibilities for group impact by including a variety of stakeholders.
Boost access to and the caliber of education and skill-building programs that equip youth for success
Young individuals from community organizations, non-profits, and social entrepreneurs are welcome to enter the competition.
The following areas should be at least partially impacted by the solutions:
Give youth opportunities for lifelong learning or development of skills to help them prepare for the future workforce.
Develop a new generation of job creators and expedite the development of entrepreneurial abilities.
Increase opportunities for education and skill development for those that the rapidly changing global economy may leave behind.
Encourage the use of technology and digital skills to increase learners’ access to opportunities for education and skill development.
Prize for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4
The winning solution will receive:
Sponsorship to participate in the One Young World Summit 2024.
A US$50,000 grant from Deloitte.
12 months of mentorship from a team of Deloitte professionals and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate your solution based on the needs of your initiative or organization, such as business strategy, best practices for data collection, best practices for data collection, monitoring and evaluation, and product design.
Eligibility Criteria for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4
The solution provided is in line with the SDG4 problem.
They were founded by a person aged 18 – 30.
Well-structured time horizon identified key stakeholders and beneficiaries, and proposed outcomes that are reasonable and well thought out.
The solution is readily available, being piloted, implemented, or scaled.
Solutions must have a positive social impact, for example, generating educational outcomes, employment opportunities, or developing skills.
The effect of the remedy on society needs to be sufficiently quantified and measured.
Must be able to achieve efficiency and to survive independently through the resources they generate and/or the investments and donations they attract.
Potential to grow impact after expanding in scope or size and/or into other regions.
Requirements for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4
To be eligible for the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Young people should lead the company; at the time of submission, the majority of the board of directors, management team, etc. should consist of individuals between the ages of 18 and 30.
- Have a proven track record of advancing SDG 4 through their work, including measurable impacts.
- Have a clear plan for how the $50,000 grant will be used to further their SDG 4 efforts.
- Be registered as a non-profit or for-profit organization.
- Be able to provide documentation proving their legal status and financial stability.
Application for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4
The application deadline is March 1, 2024. Shortlisted candidates confirmed and invited to interview by April 1, 2024.
For more information, visit Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4.