SDSN Youth announces new partnership with The Queen's Commonwealth Trust

SDSN Youth announces new partnership with The Queen's Commonwealth Trust

Are you a young leader between 18 and 35 driving positive change in the Commonwealth? New opportunities are made available with SDSN Youth's partnership with the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (QCT).

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (QCT) around SDSN Youth's Global Innovation and Impact Awards. This partnership aims to increase funding and mentorship support for young, innovative social entrepreneurs, and to scale their social impact towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

SDSN Youth Global Innovation and Impact Awards is a call to mobilize young people to accelerate solutions towards the SDGs. QCT will award one winner of the Awards through its Youth Ventures Program. The Youth Ventures Program is a flagship program providing young leaders and their social purpose organizations with the support they needed for long-term success and impact.

To kick off the partnership, QCT is now inviting eligible young leaders in SDSN Youth’s networks to apply for a limited number of positions in the QCT Network.

Please use the following SDSN QCT Network Application Link, citing SDSN as Referral Organisation, if you are between the ages of 18 to 35, and are leading and effecting positive social change in the Commonwealth and wish to apply to join the QCT Network.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, November 6, 11:59pm GMT (UK).


About QCT

The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (QCT) launched on April 21st 2018 in recognition of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s lifetime of service to others and her love for the Commonwealth and its young people. Today, QCT has a Network of 850+ mission-aligned global young leaders creating positive social change in their communities across the areas of agriculture & food, education & employability, the environment, health, and inclusion. Being a member of QCT’s Network opens opportunities to connectand collaborate with a peer network of other social impact minded young leaders, as well as exclusive access to resources, materials, and opportunities for funding and support.

The vast majority of our young leaders are founders leading a social enterprise. There are a small number of places within the QCT Network for those leading social impact ventures that are charities,organisation or projects, and particularly if they are seeking to make their social impact ventures more sustainable and / or scalable.  There are also a small number of places within the QCT Network for those professionals leading social change through intrapreneurship, charitable work, philanthropy, voluntary positions or pushing boundaries within their sector.

About SDSN Youth

In 2015, SDSN Youth started to mobilize youth to the forefront of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by connecting young people to pathways of understanding, collaboration and action. Today,SDSN Youth has grown into one of the world's largest and most impactful networks of young leaders coordinating action at an unprecedented scale to accelerate solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals. 

We have forged a global alliance and community where we support more than 3,000 youth in more than 127 countrieswith the ideas and energy to create sustainable solutions to the world's most challenging problems as they embark upon their quest to accelerate solutions towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

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