[EXPIRED] $5,000 @ Power of Youth

The Power of Youth Challenge, led by Peace First, offers teen entrepreneurs mini-grants to work on projects impacting local communities, with follow on prizes via their accelerator available to top participants. 

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About Power of Youth
The Power of Youth Challenge invites you to bring positive change to your community by leading a local service project. You can make a difference and build leadership skills you can use now and in the future.

Through the Power of Youth Challenge you will receive coaching and support as you develop your project. Every team that signs up will have access to financial support in the form of mini grants of up to $250. The amount of each grant will be determined by project needs. 

Those who apply and complete their projects will be eligible for an accelerator grant of up to $5,000 to grow their project over the next year. 


  • All young people ages 13 – 18 based in the USA who want to improve their communities are eligible to apply.

  • Project teams are encouraged and should be made up of at least 3 young people.

  • Participants must agree to report on project progress and reflect on your project's impact.


The Power of Youth Challenge kicks off on December 6, 2018 and is open for team registration until March 31, 2019.

Follow These Steps

  • Identify an issue in your community and learn more about it

  • Start planning your project with your team

  • Build a budget to implement your project

  • Apply for a grant for up to $250 to make it happen

  • Track your results and impact

  • Tell your story to a larger community who are also making their communities better


Alex Gordon