Applications Open for WPI’s Mindfulness Grant For The Community


Deadline: 31 March 2019

Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage? Do you think that you don’t have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Mindfulness Grant for the Community program!

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World Peace Initiative (WPI) has announced its Mindfulness Grant for the Community intended for young leaders and entrepreneurs with an aim to encourage mindfulness-based social projects at the community level.

Grant Information

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  • Winning up to 3,000 USD to implement the proposed project.
  • The opportunity of having one of certified meditation instructors as an advisor for the implementation of the mindfulness aspect of the program and as a trainer at no cost.
  • The project should be implemented over a course of 90 days.
  • The winner should report the results of the project to WPI in two phases, 45 days after the project launch and on the final day of the project (Day 90).
  • If the project is successfully implemented, the team will also be sponsored to attend one of the training programs or meditation retreats.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All non-profit organizations, youth leaders, social entrepreneurs, peace activists, and anybody with an idea are eligible to apply for WPI’s Mindfulness Grant.
  • In order to participate in this program, there are certain project requirements:
    • The project will be carried out in the Africa region by Africans only.
    • The project should be initiated originally by applicants and their team, not a copy of a previously implemented project and not something copied from somewhere else.
    • The project should not violate any human or animal rights or be involved in any process of killing or harming the lives of any other beings.
    • The project can’t be involved in any kind of trade of financial securities or cryptocurrencies.
    • The project should have a positive social impact with a reach of at least 200 people.
    • The project must be environmental friendly.
    • The project can’t involve any kind of hate or harsh speech.
    • This project can’t involve the use of or promotion of intoxicating substances such as alcohol, cigarettes, or illicit drugs.
    • The project’s duration should be no more than 90 days.
    • The project must somehow involve mindfulness and meditation and be able to show how mindfulness and meditation can benefit the project.
    • The project should ideally have a plan for long term sustainability

How to Apply

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Applications must be submitted via the given website.

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  • Avatar Gbemisola Emmanuel says:

    Can individual entrepreneur who is planning a vocational training and business not yet registered apply?

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Gbemisola Emmanuel,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar mitiku duressa says:

    thank you, sirs. this is really what our local charity organization lead by a young lady has been looking for.

  • Avatar Arsenekah Ezekiel says:

    This is what I have been looking having aiming at create change in my community

  • Avatar Arsenekah Ezekiel says:

    Actually this is what youth leadership must embrace this grant

  • Avatar Mercy moses Brown says:

    I really appreciate this platform that will bring life to the young people of my community

  • Avatar egessa philip says:

    dream to see extension of partnership

  • Avatar Benard kunya says:

    Thanks very much for this opportunity but can an anti corruption organization eligible to apply.

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Benard kunya,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Augustine Usman Fomba says:

    As an organization Pink FiRE based in Sierra Leone wants to extend a warm regards to this team World Peace Initiative (WPI) emphasizing on Mindfulfulness as it stands equally for our motto Mindfulness and Acceptance which we use as a tool to better prepare the minds of youth (male) through constructive engagement in their respective communities to maintain peace and dignity for children and women….

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