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AdamStart International Day of the Girl Child Mini-Grants for Girls.


AdamStart are proud to officially announce that the AdamStart International Day of the Girl Child mini-grant is now LIVE! The 20 days worldwide campaign is calling all girls and young women with a creative, innovative problem-solving idea to enter for a chance to win one of five £100 micro-grants to support your business or social impact venture.

The #AdamStart International Day of Girl Child Micro-Grant is an entrepreneurial initiative open to girl or young woman aged 18-25 years old of any demographic and from every corner of the Earth. The world needs your solutions!


Inform They are looking for ideas that focus on ensuring accurate information, awareness advocacy messages meet people in hard to reach ideas. “How might we rapidly inform and empower communities around the world with the data they require to led healthy progressive lives?” Identify To aid the global authorities fight to solve some of the worlds biggest challenges, they are looking for ideas/projects that help identify the root cause of problems in local communities. Your idea must be simple, fast to build and cost-effective.

Equality Share progressive ideas on ventures dedicated to eliminating all forms of discrimination against girls in schools, work-place, skill development, training and society. Inclusion They are looking for community projects that will promote girls awareness of and participation in social, economic and political life.


  • Applicant must be (or identify as) female

  • The idea must be new and not an already-established venture (where ‘already-established’ means beyond its first year of operation)

  • Applicant must be the founder of the idea/project or a member of the founding team

  • Candidate must be between the ages of 18 and 25 (inclusive)

  • The idea must be innovative with a clear sustainability plan

  • Applicant must be ambitious and highly-motivated

  • Open to all kinds of business/venture (ideas that bring civil unrest will be rejected)

  • Project/venture must enable, support, develop, etc. young girl child(ren) in-line with the UN Girl Child Day agenda


All successful winners will receive the following

  • £100 micro-grant per person

  • 6-month support & mentoring

  • PR & marketing support



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