Call for proposal: INSPIRE 2016 - Empowering Women through Safety and Security (Due Date: July 1, 2016)

Monday, June 6, 2016

INSPIRE 2016 -  Empowering Women through Safety and Security

5 Minutes to Change the World is currently inviting applications under the theme of Empowering Women through Safety and Security. The main objectives of Project Inspire are to involve and empower youth to be the next generation of change makers, and provide them with the platform to make a difference.

Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World is a joint initiative from the Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard, to help young change-makers create a better world for women and girls in Asia and the Pacific.


Grand Prize Award: The grand prize winner will receive a US$25,000 grant to implement their project.

Financial Inclusion Award: One Financial Inclusion Award winner will receive a US$10,000 grant to implement their project.

Hackathon Award: 4 Code4Impact winners will receive a dedicated crowd funding page to raise funds and exposure for their projects.

Ten finalists will each receive:

 - Return flight from the finalist?s capital city to Singapore, to participate
   in the Grand Final.
 - Ticket to the Project Inspire Grand Final in November.
 - Nights? accommodation in Singapore, plus meals and transfers.
 - Exclusive INSEAD and Bain & Company workshops, plus one-on-one mentoring.

Eligibility Criteria

 - The project must empower disadvantaged women and/or girls.
 - The project must encompass safety and/or security concept(s).
 - The project can either be a new initiative or based on an existing
   initiative.
 - The beneficiaries of the project must be women or girls in Asia and/or the
   Pacific.
 - The proposed project must not propagate any political views or religious
   doctrines.
 - The project must be designed to be implemented with a budget of US$25,000.
 - The winner of this competition must commence the fieldwork for their project
   by 1 February 2017.

For more information please visit:

http://www.projinspire.com/2016-about-us/

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