Are you an entrepreneur between the ages of 18 and 35 with an innovative idea that aligns with one of the UN’s SDGs? Apply for funding and mentorship from the SDG Innovation Accelerator.

The United Nations Global Compact invites applicants to the SDG Innovation Accelerator, a transformative program designed to empower and support young professionals driving sustainable development and innovation. The primary goal of the SDG Innovation Accelerator is to foster innovative solutions that contribute to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Successful applicants will benefit from the following:

  • Mentorship and Guidance: Participants will have access to experienced mentors who will provide guidance and support throughout the program. These mentors will offer valuable insights and industry knowledge and help refine participants’ ideas.
  • Capacity Building: The program offers various capacity-building activities, including workshops, training sessions, and networking opportunities. These activities aim to enhance participants’ skills in project management, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development.
  • Funding and Resources: Selected participants may receive financial support to implement their projects. Additionally, they will have access to resources such as co-working spaces, research facilities, and technology support to bring their ideas to life.
  • Networking and Collaboration: The program facilitates networking opportunities with like-minded individuals, experts, and potential partners. Participants will have the chance to collaborate with peers from diverse backgrounds, fostering a culture of innovation and knowledge exchange.

Interested applicants must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • Be between 18 and 35, passionate about sustainable development and innovation
  • Submit a project proposal that aligns with one or more of the SDGs
  • Have a proposal that demonstrates innovation, feasibility, and potential for impact
  • Be committed to actively participating in the program, attending workshops, mentoring sessions, and other program activities

To apply for the program, visit Applications.