Social Shifters Global Innovation 2024 Challenge (US$10,000 Grant)

Social Shifters Global Innovation 2024 Challenge (US$10,000 Grant)

Social Shifters Global Innovation 2024 Challenge (US$10,000 Grant)

Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge is designed to support young people (18-30 years), from anywhere in the world, who want to take action on the social and environmental issues that impact them and their community.

The programme and support is specially designed for young people with an idea or project at a very early stage in it’s development. However Social Shifters welcome social entrepreneurs and businesses at a more advanced stage of their start up journey i.e. already delivering services, products or activity with social or environmental impact.

To enter the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge your idea must contribute to at least one of the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals.

About Social Shifters

We exist to help the next generation of leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to make a difference in the world.

We operate on a non-profit basis, providing engaging learning experiences, practical mentoring, and a global community of support to move you, and your ideas, forward.

We’re here to help you to get your idea, project or venture off the ground, and to connect you with Shifters in every corner of the planet!


Lead The Change

Learn from other young leaders and entrepreneurs. Emerge from our program with NEW ideas, confidence and connections.

Move Forward

Social Shifters support you in developing your submission PLUS offer exclusive follow-on support opportunities to up to x100 eligible project teams.


Compete for multiple grant awards of up to $10,000 USD to fund work that improves lives, helps communities, and protects the planet!


  • Open to anyone aged between 18 – 30 years
  • Participants can be located from anywhere in the world
  • There are no nationality requirements
  • All submissions must be in English
  • Your idea must contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals
  • They are open to ideas, projects, and business solutions of all kinds
  • You can be in the process of developing a completely new idea, testing a concept that you have been working on for a while or you might have had some success in implementing the solution.
  • Projects can be implemented on a For-Profit or non profit basis

Application Deadline: 31, July 2024

Click Here to Apply Now

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