Youth Ages 13-24 Can Compete in World Series of Innovation


Foundation: Citi Foundation, MetLife Foundation

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals are set to expire at the end of the year, but young people around the world are already working on solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems.

That's why the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) has launched its third annual World Series of Innovation, a series of online challenges that will see teams of students ages 11 to 24 competing to come up with solutions to some of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, including "good health and well-being" and "economic growth," NBC News reports.

The winners will be announced in April 2023.

"Our World Series of Innovation motivates young people to think big and bring forward innovative solutions to the world's most pressing problems," NFTE CEO Dr. LaRock Berk said in a press release.

The challenges this year include: Healthy Lives: MetLife Foundation Good Health and Well-Being Challenge Quality Education: Mastercard Financial Education Water and Sanitation: Bank of the West Fresh Water Action Challenge Energy: ServiceNow Carbon Killer Challenge Cities/Terrestrials: Link Logistics Green Buildings Challenge Maxar Climate Mapping Challenge Oceans/Terrestrials: A Challenge of the World Series of Innovation, presented by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Nov.

14 through Dec.

A Challenge of the World

Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Philanthropic Follies

The Wall Street Journal profiles the new book \"The Good Rich and What They Cost Us.\" According to the reviewer, the book, which covers over two centuries of American philanthropy, posits that...more

Financial Aid Information Session Hosted by Kalamazoo Community Foundation
Foundation: Kalamazoo Community Foundation

The Wall Street Journal profiles the new book \"The Good Rich and What They Cost Us.\" According to the reviewer, the book, which covers over two centuries of American philanthropy, posits that...more

As Asian-American Population Grows So Does Philanthropy in the Communities
Foundation: American India Foundation, Korean American Community Foundation

The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights a New York Times article focusing on the growth of Asian American philanthropy. Asian-Americans who have built fortunes in finance and technology are...more

Mary Kay Foundation Awards Grants

Waypoint Madge Phillips Center Shelter has recently received a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation in observation of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. According to Anne...more

Paulding Education Foundation Awards $7,500

Paulding Education Foundation has recently awarded $7,500 to Paulding schools as a result of the foundation\'s School Grant Program. Recipients include South Paulding High School, Austin Middle...more

Make-A-Wish Foundation Crapo Park Walk Fundraiser

The Make-A-Wish Foundation will be holding its big fall fundraiser, a walk around Crapo Park in Burlington to help grant wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses, raising on average $8,600...more


Social entrepreneur and co-founder of nonprofit Jolkona, Adnan Mahmud, discusses his definition of a successful social entrepreneur. He describes the social entrepreneur as someone who has found the right balance between doing good while doing well.




Human Services Jobs in Hawaii

  Education Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Social Services Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs


Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Services to Advocate for and Respond to Youth | Occupational Safety and Health Program | Indian Adult Education | Agricultural Water Enhancement Program | Mortgage Insurance_Manufactured Home Parks | Partnerships to Improve Community Health | National Resource Centers Program for Foreign Language and Area Studies or Foreign Language and Inte | Career and Technical Education- National Programs | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2024 Copyright Michael Saunders