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Youth Fund Board

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Overall Scope

The Global Youth Climate Action Fund Board is responsible for providing strategic direction and operationalization of finance mobilized for youth action in climate change at grassroots level on a global scale.

Main Purpose

The main purpose of the Fund Board is:

Mobilization of finances: The fund board is required to raise funds towards achieving the fund target throughout the lifespan of the fund.

Disbursement of finances: The fund board is responsible for the allocation of funds to beneficiaries and investees and shall oversee how funds are allocated through the life cycle of the fund.

Board Structure

  • Two Program Managers (Grant-phase of the fund)
  • Regional Board Members (3 Active and 1 Alternative Board Member)
  • Two Steering Committee Members (UN Youth Representative, YOUNGO Finance and Markets Representative)
  • Three Advisory Board Members (including 1 Academia, 1 Finance Consultant, 1 Donor Representative)
  • GYCAF country ambassadors

Approved members to the Youth Fund Board will be announced on a rolling basis.