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Provided by ShareYourself

Offering $500

Status: Awarded

Save the Earth for Nature
As global temperatures rise, sovereign states, organizations, and individuals are pledging Climate Action towards achieving net-zero by 2030. ShareYourself is strengthening individual and collective innovative Climate Action efforts, through this campaign to Save the Earth for Nature. We believe that grass-roots efforts, targeted specifically, towards addressing the Climate Crisis at the local level, have a huge impact on the quality of lives and the environment in those communities. Are you taking Climate Action with any project in your community? Then apply for this grant, let's save nature. We will be choosing 6 grant winners who will each be receiving $500 for their projects to Save the Earth for Nature.

SDG:
  • #13 Climate Change

Application Open Date:
March 9, 2021
Application Close Date:
March 28, 2021
Grant Award Decision Date:
March 30, 2021


Winners
Shafiu Aminu - Catch them young
Monday Olu Ilelanwo - Tree Planting Kunliro Village Project.
Hannatu Abdulaziz - ECO HOMES
Faith Francis - Project 100
Joy Chiadika - Community-kid Upcycle Project
In order for your application to qualify for our decision making process, you must have completed the following requirements:

  • Create a social impact Project on the SYS platform (unless you already have a project that is solving the need)
  • Upload a project photo
  • Upload a profile photo
  • Have at least 2 NEW team members 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.
  • 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
Additional information:
  • The grant money must be used to benefit the project, not the recipient.
  • The project must have a focus on elevating the lives of impoverished children.
  • 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 to these grants, 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.