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
Grand Prize Winners
In Youth Impact Challenge’s first two years, we received hundreds of innovative, youth-led ideas from diverse teams all across Canada. Here are the teams that took home our Grand Prizes in 2021 and 2020!
2021 Winner - Social Stream: ConchShell
Wearable American Sign Language translator to improve user independence. Featured in the Toronto Star.
2021 Winner - Environmental: Peko Produce
Vancouver’s first delivery service for imperfect or "peculiar" produce. Featured in the Daily Hive and at TedX UBC.
2020 Winner: Voltx
A machine learning product to accelerate the testing time for supercapacitors and batteries. Featured on FLIK .