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Конкурс грантов программы «Наши знания, ведущие к изменениям»


The USAID Youth Excel: Our Knowledge, Leading Change program is conducting a global grant competition for local, youth-led organizations in celebration of the USAID Youth in Development Policy Launch.

Youth Excel seeks solutions from local youth led-organizations around the globe to advance peace and security through local-level social cohesion. Grant competition winners will also use gender equality and social inclusion, research-to-change (implementation research), and knowledge mobilization approaches to strengthen their programs and influence decision-makers.


  • Youth Excel will award 5-8 small grants, at least 1 per region of the world, in the amount of $7,000 to $10,000 for 3-6 months.


  • Local, registered organizations led by youth under 35 years, including new recipients of USAID funding, that meet the following minimum criteria and share Youth Excel objectives are eligible to apply.

  • Organizations led by and serving youth from marginalized groups, which may include age, gender, disability, ethnicity, and other identities, are encouraged to apply.

  • The grant competition is not restricted to certain technical sectors or to research organizations.

    Eligible Countries: countries with USAID presence in 5 global regions: 

  • Africa 

  • Asia 

  • Europe and Eurasia 

  • Latin America and the Caribbean 

  • Middle East and North Africa