The ForUsGirls Foundation Emerging Young Global Leaders Project Funding Grants is to provide young womxn who complete the YGL Accelerator Program with seed funding to launch their community project or social business idea.
Priority for the Emerging Young Global Leaders Project Funding grants will be given to young womxn who participate and successfully complete the Emerging Young Global Leaders Accelerator Program (YGL). Non-participants of the YGL program are encouraged to apply. They will need to submit a project deck for their application to be considered.
Young Leaders can apply for the 1 one of the following streams:
$300 Art related Projects
$500 - Community Related Projects
$700 - Social Business Projects
The ForUsGirls Emerging Young Global Leaders team will review all funding applications. Decisions will be made based on the young leader's readiness to launch their project, their ability to articulate how the funds will benefit their project and their community large, and their ability to execute their proposed plans. All successfully funded projects will be released on The ForUsGirls website.
Successful grantees will need to submit a proposed budget from the provided template sent by the ForUsGirls Programs teams. In addition, to submitting a budget successful applicants will need to sign a project funding agreement with the support of a parent or guardian. Grantees will receive 50% of their grant after the finalization of the project agreement form. All receipts will need to be submitted along with a midway project assessment review to receive the remaining 50% of the project grant. After the remaining amount of the grant is transferred grantees will be required to complete a final project review & impact form within 30 days of successful launching their project.
This grant is made possible through the generous sponsorship from Shopify. We encourage other major corporations, small-medium sized businesses ad organization to match or make a contribution to support young, BIPOC, womxn entrepreneurship and community activism.
This fund is not to be used towards personal items, expenses or personal needs that solely benefits the applicant. If an individual is in need they are encouraged to complete our Community Support form to receive appropriate assistance for their personal need.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and increase the volume of available grants. Your generous donation will fund scholarships and seed grants for our young leaders.