Grants & Mentorship for Emerging Youth Environmental Projects
If you care about environmental and water issues and want to make a difference, we invite you to participate in the Future Blue Youth Council (FBYC) Fellowship Program.
The FBYC Fellowship Program provides mentorship and $250-$1,000 grants to young people who are developing projects that address water-related challenges in their local communities. This program is a new initiative led by the Future Blue Youth Council, a diverse group of Bow Seat alumni working together to empower their peers to advocate for their future and for our environment.
We are looking for projects that meet the Fellowship goals of:
Educating the public about a water-related problem
Engaging others in activities that address the water issue
Advocating creative and realistic solutions to the issue
The Fellowship Program’s water theme is a broad one, and there are a wide variety of issues that can tie into it. Check out this link for information on select water topics. This list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to be creative or to think more broadly about the theme of water. Also, check out this list of ideas of simple projects that can have a big impact!
Who Can Apply?
- Young people ages 13-19
- Individuals or classes, groups, or clubs
- Students worldwide (applications must be in English)
- New and emerging projects (less than two years old) conducted in part or in whole in 2022. Clubs or organizations that are more than two years old may apply so long as the proposed project is less than two years old.
If selected, you will receive:
Access to a community of other grantees
Ongoing mentorship & support from the FBYC
Regardless of whether or not you are selected, all applicants will have access to resources to help develop your grant writing, project management, and fundraising skills!
To Apply for the Fellowship Program
Ready to tackle a water-related issue in your community? First, read the rules, eligibility requirements, and evaluation criteria, then access the official application form!Apply
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