Youth Award

Youth Honoree Sarah Cronk

About the Youth Award

$25,000 Minimum Grant

The Youth Award recognizes a young person under the age of 21 who has made significant contributions in the lives of other children. Our Award honors this young leader at an annual Awards Ceremony and grants them funds to elevate their work.

Ultimately, our Award helps extraordinary young people expand their impact and ensure more children’s lives are touched, improved and changed forever.

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Our Vision

Youth Award Honorees are visionary young leaders who run sustainable, high-impact programs for children. He or she is dedicated to serving the needs of children, regardless of political, religious or geographic boundaries. Youth Award Honorees aspire to be lifelong child advocates: they intend to continue creating change for children throughout his or her life.

Youth Award Requirements

Please ensure your nominee meets the following requirements before submitting a nomination.

  • Nominee must be the founder of an existing nonprofit in good standing that can receive grant funds if Awarded.
  • Nominee must be under the age of 21 by the submission deadline
  • Nominee must have been doing this work for a minimum of 3 years
  • Nominee must be available to attend the 2014 Awards Ceremony in New York City on November 6, 2014.

Important Dates

  • January 1, 2014 – Nominations open online
  • April 1, 2014 (at 11:59 PST) – Nominations close
  • April – August 2014 – Review and investigative process
  • Mid-August 2014 – All finalists notified
  • November 6, 2014 – Annual Awards Ceremony in New York City

Previous Youth Award Recipients

Click on an image below to read about just a few previous recipients of the World of Children Youth Award. To see a list of all past Honorees, click here.

Mary Grace Henry World of Children Award Youth Honoree

Mary Grace Henry

2014

Reverse the Course

2014 World of Children Award Youth Honoree Jaylen Arnold

Jaylen Arnold

2014

Jaylens Challenge Foundation, Inc.

sarah cronk 2013 world of children honoree

Sarah Cronk

2013

The Sparkle Effect

michaela mycroft 2013 world of children honoree

Michaela Mycroft

2013

The Chaeli Campaign


Kyle Weiss

2012

FUNDaFIELD

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Dallas Jessup

2012

Just Yell Fire

 
 

We invite you to help us find the next Youth Award Honoree to join the many others who have received our Award. Nominations for our 2014 Awards are closed, but you can signup to receive a reminder to nominate someone for our 2015 Awards by clicking on the button below.