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Provided by ShareYourself

Offering $1,000

Status: Awarded

Climate Savers Grant
The race for Climate Action isn't just for environmental concerns due to loss of biodiversity, or change in weather patterns. Economic systems also are severely impacted by climate change. The consequences are that livelihoods are lost, causing even more hardship for local communities that otherwise would have been self-sufficient. Are you a Climate Saver in your community? Are you doing amazing things geared towards impacting social, economic, and environmental change in your community, while taking Climate Action? ShareYourself will support 5 impactful users working in climate change space with $1,000 each.

  • #13 Climate Change

Application Open Date:
August 25, 2021
Application Close Date:
September 22, 2021
Grant Award Decision Date:
September 24, 2021

Moradeyo Ojutiku-Emmanuel - Climate-Smart Agriculture
Joshua Borokinni - Climate Change on the radio
Namuswa Sandra - Gayaza Rural Women Briquettes Project
Funmilola Ogunjobi - Ile-Ife Upcycling Academy
In order for your application to qualify for our decision-making process, you must have completed the following requirements:

  • Signup and complete a profile, attaching a profile photo.
  • Create a project on the SYS platform (unless you already have a project that is solving the need).
  • Upload a project photo.
  • Add at least 3 team members to your project (for new users).
  • Have at least 2 NEW team members (for old users), on your project that you have not worked with on past projects.
  • Create project updates on the ShareYourself platform - at least one is required, however, the more you post the better your chances.
  • Follow 5 or more other users and projects on ShareYourself.
  • Create multiple milestones and tasks by using the project management features on ShareYourself  - the more you post the better your chances. 
  • Share the grant to your social media, follow and tag ShareYourself.
Additional information:
  • The grant money must be used to benefit the project, not the recipient.
  • The project must have a focus on climate change.
  • Grants are awarded to projects that demonstrate progress, viability, and strong involvement from the project creator and team members.
  • Projects which have clearly articulated their goals and have a realistic execution plan will be favored.
  • Please note, that while many people apply for this grant, only one will be chosen. 
Am I elibigle?
Eligibility is dependent on the parameters in the grant description under the General Info tab.

Who is deciding the grant winners? Back to top
Winners are decided by either specific clients providing the grant or by members of the ShareYourself staff. We select winners during a meeting dedicated to thoroughly reviewing each individual application and project.

How does ShareYourself decide the grant winners? Back to top
If the ShareYourself staff is choosing winners rather than an external client or grant provider we do the following...

Grant winners are chosen based on the following criteria:
  • The project must meet the grant criteria; whether it’s location or theme.
  • The quality of steps taken towards completion of requirements.
  • Active interaction with the ShareYourself platform by both the project creator and their team.
    • Activity is defined as demonstrating progress on the development of the project, which includes:
      • Frequency of logins
      • Opening and closing tasks and milestones
      • Creating detailed, creative and authentic tasks and milestones
      • Sharing updates
  • Active communication with the ShareYourself team regarding the project.
  • Demonstration of enthusiasm and dedication for the project, social/environmental impact, and action the project requires in order to succeed.

What stage should my idea be? Back to top
We accept projects that are at any stage of completion. In fact, we encourage new projects so that the applicant is able to collaborate and share ideas with the ShareYourself community.

What is the timeline? Back to top
The timeline for each grant application will be listed under the General Info tab.

Can my idea be an international venture/project or does my project need to be based in the USA? Back to top
This depends on the grant, to find out if you meet the guidelines read the parameters in the grant description under the General Info tab.

What are my chances of winning? Back to top
The majority of our grants are awarded to multiple applicants, if you demonstrate that you have a dedication to improving our world - then you will have a higher chance of winning the grant.