The Program aims at supporting the launch, growth, and expansion of non-profit, youth-focused initiatives and nascent associations over a 14-week journey involving mentoring, counselling, and financial support.
The Youth NPOs Incubator targets non-profit, youth-focused initiatives that yet to be officially registered as well as newly registered youth associations. This program’s journey consists of an intensive capacity building program for participating initiatives and association in 12 knowledge areas. This includes the development of an organization’s mission statement, beneficiary analysis, value proposition design, management of development projects, impact planning and assessment, and financial sustainability planning. The Program’s journey will be concluded with a demo day ceremony during which participants will pitch their development programs.
More about the Program:
Coworking spaces will be made available to all participants during the program to provide them with places where they could meet with their team members, carry out tasks, and engage with other teams to share knowledge and expertise.
Online coaching sessions:
Thematic coaching sessions will be held weekly for all participants.
Online coaching sessions will be held every Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Face-to-face mentorship sessions:
Several private face-to-face mentorship sessions will be held for participating initiatives and associations. These sessions aim at guiding the teams on the practical implementation of the weekly theme in consideration.
Instructional sessions will be held for 90 minutes on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Biweekly meetings with experts:
Expert meeting sessions will be organized to share the experience and expertise of key players in the non-profit sector with participating teams.
Professional, educational content:
Participants will have access to educational content through Misk Hub in 12 knowledge areas of importance to non-profit organizations.
By the end of the program, participating initiatives and associations will have the opportunity to pitch their youth-focused projects and will have the chance to qualify to receive financial support for project implementation if criteria are met.
In-kind support will be available to participating initiatives and associations to help launch, manage, and grow their programs.
Official registration of initiatives:
The program will provide non-monetary support to initiatives that officially register as non-profit organizations.
By the end of the program, participants will have the chance to pitch their youth programs to foundations, grant makers, CSR programs and key players in the non-profit sector to build partnerships and apply for grants.