• Thu. Oct 29th, 2020

LEAP Africa Social Innovators Program 2020

LEAD SIP Fellows in a training session

Deadline: 22nd August 2020, Time 12pm

Countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia

Award Type: Training, mentoring, exposure and seed funding

Award Summary: Fellows are empowered through a series of training sessions (physical and online), mentorship, access to local & international funding and partnership opportunities, and importantly the opportunity to be a part of a global network of social change agents. These activities culminate into an award ceremony where outstanding Fellows are rewarded with seed grants and showcased. 

Eligibility:  Highly motivated young change makers from English speaking West Africa who want to transition their social change ideas into scalable social enterprises.

Selection Criteria

  • Level of creativity/innovation applied and their entrepreneurial approach towards social change.
  • Experience mobilizing people and resources to achieve set goals.
  • Applicants must give compelling reasons why they would like to participate in the fellowship programme and also show a strong desire to increase the impact of their change initiative.
  • Demonstrate a passion for social change and active participation in community building
  • Willingness to implement appropriate systems and structures to sustain the innovation developed

Number of Awardees: 20

How to Apply: Fill online application form on award website