Apply for a grant


ActionAid Zambia invites youth led organizations to apply for grants under the Queen’s Young Leaders Firestarter Initiative. The project, ‘This is Our Moment-Youth Changing Zambia’, aims to support, connect and develop the capacity of youth organizations in Zambia through a reactive and open small grants scheme.

Who can apply?

Application for funding is open to organizations, movements, initiatives or clubs that are youth-led, legally registered, reaching at least 50 young people through their work and have members aged between 15 and 35 years old.

What kind of projects can be funded?

The submitted projects should propose innovative, technological and feasible action for development, by and for youth, tackling youth-related issues and aimed at improving youth representation in decision making in platforms on issues that affect their lives.

The grants are focused on projects that include any of the following themes;

  • Social inclusion
  • Civic Engagement and Participation
  • Social Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation
  • Democracy
  • Strengthening of youth voices
  • Skills development
  • Sexual Reproductive Health Rights

How to apply?

If you have a project idea and are interested in applying, check full details on the application process and the criteria for the fund on ActionAid Zambia, this is our moment, youth changing Zambia, Global Platform Zambia and Activista Zambia Facebook pages or visit our offices on 38G Kabulonga Road, Ibex Hill, Lusaka or our regional offices in i) Kasama on Plot 41245 Mwamba Road, Central Town behind SNV; ii) Mongu on Plot 53201 Mbuyu Road, Boma area, iii) Kitwe in Buchi at the Buchi Catholic Pastoral Office.

Deadline for submission

Send your proposal application to [email protected], or drop off your hard copies at 38G Kabulonga Road, Ibex Hill or at any of our Regional offices (Kasama, Mongu & Kitwe).

The deadline for submission of applications is not later than Friday, 11th June 2018.

Project proposals submitted after this date will not be considered