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Ready to turn your idea into reality?

Applications for YIC 2023 are now open! Deadline is July 18th at 11:59pm EST.

Basic eligibility criteria are noted below.


Team of 3+  founders between the ages of 16–25

Based in Canada, with international students welcome

Ideas has not received more than $5K in funding in the past

Idea is making environmental or social impact

Idea Inspiration

Looking for inspiration as you come up with your great idea? Here are just some issues we saw tackled by youth in previous years:


Starting a community-led urban garden in your home city

Developing a mobile app to revitalize indigenous languages



Organizing a program to promote the adoption of clean energy


Initiating a social media campaign for the climate movement

Launching a sustainable online clothing trading system



Improving on underwater surveys using machine learning tech


Still not sure if you’re eligible? Reach out to us at and we can review your situation.

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