Global Urban Peace Labs: Colombia Urban Youth Fund Project

Deadline: 6 July 2017

Are you a youth-led organization in Colombia or a Servicio Nacional De Aprendizaje (SENA) apprentice or alumni? Does your organization have an innovative youth leadership model or idea on promoting peace and resilience in cities in Colombia? Is your youth-led organization non-political and non-religious? Does your project aim to promote peace? Does your project have a keen focus on reintegrating Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members or integrating vulnerable communities and target groups including young women and men in difficult conditions?

Then, Servicio Nacional De Aprendizaje (SENA) and United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) have a great platform for you!

SENA and UN-Habitat are seeking applications for its “Global Urban Peace Labs Programme” that will make an enormous contribution to the peace building process and will provide a platform for young people to develop their potential to serve as catalysts, implementer’s and partners in building a peaceful, more productive and resilient Colombia.

Funding Information

Youth-led projects can receive grants of up to US $ 10,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Young people between 18 and 32 years of age can apply for the Youth Fund Urbana de Colombia through non-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Legally registered, directed by young people and apprentices of SENA.
  • Projects should be implemented within a city in Colombia. In addition, it is imperative that the Coordinator of the project and the majority of the staff implementing the Organizations are between 14 and 32 years old. In addition, the majority of council members they must be young.
  • Organizations must be legally registered in Colombia. They may be Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), foundations, associations, organizations Youth, community organizations. They must have a valid bank account.
  • Organizations that carry out religious evangelism, religious Affiliated with political parties, as well as for-profit organizations are not eligible.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Call for Applications.

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