Deadline: August 15, 2024 23:59 JST | Apply here
Eligibility: Non-profit and for-profit organizations, with at least one founder aged between 18-35
Dates: September 5 - December 5, 2024

Are you a young founder looking for support in driving change and impacting your local community? The 2024 Springboard Elevate Programme is here with the support from young founders, entrepreneurship support organizations, and UN agencies to amplify your impact further.

Springboard Elevate Programme

This 3-month fellowship supports purpose-driven social entrepreneurs who lead impact projects that improve the lives of under-represented communities. It creates a space for young social entrepreneurs representing or working with under-represented communities. It does so in the hopes of enhancing their leadership, storytelling, and resource mobilization skills for their venture development.

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The program components will include:

Leadership and Storytelling

  • Positive Leadership Habits for Change
  • Nail the Pitch: Storytelling Tips for Founders
  • The Power of Stories to Fuel Innovation 

Sustainability, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Cultivate Empathy: Pathway to Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Work with People with Disabilities
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Gender Inclusivity Toolkit
  • Integrating ESG across Your Organisation 

Digital Skills for Entrepreneurs

  • Generative AI for Business 
  • Strategic Communications with Funders 
  • Start a Fundraising Round 
  • Grow Customer Base by Selling and Promoting Your Products Online 
  • Digital Marketing Strategy 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the program, your organization and the project must meet the following criteria:

  • At least one founder must be between 18 and 35 years of age
  • That founder must also be a citizen of one of the following countries: Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Hong Kong SAR, Iran, Laos, Maldives, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Japan, South Korea, Timor-Leste, Malaysia, Nepal, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, Viet Nam
  • The applicant is from an underrepresented community, or the project of the application works with marginalized communities (including but not limited to the rural population, women, persons with disabilities, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) persons, minorities, Indigenous Peoples, migrants, and refugees)
  • The project operates within one of the countries listed above and is at least at the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage
  • The project must demonstrate commitment and dedication to addressing the challenges faced by marginalized communities

Interested in applying for the Springboard Elevate Programme? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.

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