Call for Applications

FYA Young Changemakers Crowdmatch 2016 for Change Agents.

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Application Deadline: 1st May 2016.

Applications are open for the FYA Young Changemakers Crowdmatch powered by StartSomeGood

If you are passionate about making a difference and you’ve been thinking about crowdfunding for your new idea or project, now is the perfect time!

FYA have teamed up with StartSomeGood to offer young changemakers 18-29 support to create and promote great crowdfunding campaigns to create positive social or environmental impact in your community.  $5,000 in matched funding is also available.

Eligibility Requirements:

•The program will be open to local businesses, not-for-profits and individuals based in Australia.
•Applicants must be aged 18-29 years old at time of application
•Projects must create a positive environmental or social impact for a local, national or international community
•Winner of highest number of unique supporters is based on individual pledges above AUD$10

•Winner of most funds raised is based on individual pledges below $500, with minimum of 35 supporters.

How does it work?

Selected projects will receive personalised support from StartSomeGood to develop a kickass crowdfunding campaign. StartSomeGood have the highest success rate in cause crowdfunding so know how to help you reach your goals. Selected projects will crowdfund for 30 days and receive promotional support from StartSomeGood and the Foundation for Young Australians..

Two campaigns will also receive a boost grant at the conclusion of their campaign, totaling $5,000:

– The campaign with the most unique supporters, and;

– The campaign with most funds raised at the conclusion of the 30 days


Expressions of interest from all young changemakers between 18-29 years old will be considered if received by midnight, May 1.

Participating projects will be required to crowdfund in June 2016.

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