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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to announce its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) to support youth-led civil society organizations, with a particular focus on the role of young people in promoting peace and in preventing violent extremism. This call is open to organizations from select countries whose work seeks to foster peaceful and inclusive societies through improved understanding and collaboration across cultures, faiths and beliefs.

The Fund offers grants of up to USD 25,000.

To be eligible, applying youth organizations need to fulfill each and every one of the following criteria:

        Be youth-led: a majority of the positions and decision-making roles within the organization are held by women and men between the ages of 18 and 35;

        Be a non-profit, non-governmental organization (with the exception of national youth councils) registered in the country of operation as a charity, trust, foundation or association;

        Be officially registered and operational for a minimum of 2 years at the time of the application with funding base and project implementation (e.g. registered in January 2016 or earlier);

        Be registered and operate in one of the below mentioned countries;

        Have a democratic governance structure and decision making mechanism, including consultative processes in formulating priorities and policies;

        Have an ability to demonstrate proper and consistent monitoring, evaluation and record-keeping of their activities, including project evaluation reports and financial accounts;

        Have a gender perspective/balance reflected in their staff, beneficiaries and activities;

        Have no adherence to or affiliations with violent ideologies or antagonism against any particular country, culture, religion or belief system, ethnic group, gender, etc.; and

        Did not receive funding under past editions of YSF or did not receive the Intercultural Innovation Award.

Deadline: 16 February 2018 For more information, visit https://www.unaoc.org/2018/01/applications-now-open-for-the-youth-solidarity-fund/