Project #1972

Youth Venture Canada

by Ashoka: Innovators for the Public


This project provides support to build a youth-led project, seed grants to launch it, as well as online support. Overall, we assist youth to develop their projects in order to adress social changes.
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We offer youth an opportunity to have a first experience of social entrepreneurship. We beileve that every youth is a changemaker, and we want to give them the support to create their own project, their own solution to a social problem. Youth are invited to create a project in diverse domains: arts, environment, education, citizen engagement, sports, etc. Through the online program, every youth in Canada is welcome to become a Venturer!


YV supports youth to create a project that benefits their communities. Youth form teams and create sustainable action plans that must be approved by a panel. Then, they receive seed money and technical support to start their project.

Long-Term Impact

YV is dramatically increasing the proportion of changemakers in the world by effectively reaching youth and providing them the opportunity to see their own potential, develop skills, and be taken seriously, creating an everyone

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Youth Venture GenV Canada (english)
Youth Venture GenV Canada (french)

Organization Information

Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

Location: Arlington, VA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Nicolina Farella
Youth Venture Canada Representative
Toronto, Ontario Canada

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