Up to $15,000 available for 2022 YSEALI Seeds for the Future
Looking for ways to make an impact in people’s lives and empower the ASEAN community? Do you have an innovative solution that could be the answer to a current challenge in your region, but need guidance and financial resources?
If so, then the 2022 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative’s (YSEALI) Seeds for the Future grants competition could make your vision a reality.
YSEALI Seeds for the Future is a small grants competition for young leaders in Southeast Asia. The competition provides funding for the region’s most promising young leaders to carry out projects that improve their communities, countries, and the region.
Selected projects will address issues or opportunities related to the four core YSEALI themes:
Economic Empowerment and Social Entrepreneurship,
Teams will be selected to receive a small grant to implement a project in one or more of the YSEALI member nations. Projects that involve more than one country are encouraged.
The competition, which is sponsored by the US Department of State, provides funding of up to $ 15,000.
To be eligible, all main team-members (Project Leader, Secretary, and Treasurer) must be 18-35 years old, be registered members of YSEALI, and be citizens of one of the 11 YSEALI nations: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.
All additional team-members are encouraged to become YSEALI members.
For more information, visit https://asean.usmission.gov/2021-yseali-seeds-for-the-future/