Grants Competition

What is it?
YSEALI Seeds for the Future is a small grants competition for young leaders in Southeast Asia. The competition provides funding for the region’s most promising young leaders to carry out projects that improve their communities, countries and the region. Projects cover one of the four YSEALI themes:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Economic Empowerment and Social Entrepreneurship 
  • Education
  • Environmental Issues

2021 YSEALI Seeds for the Future Grants Competition
Read about the 2021 YSEALI Seeds Grantees here. For more info go to ysealiseeds.org


2021 YSEALI Seeds for the Future - Projects of the Month

The YSEALI Seeds for the Future Small Grants Competition awarded 26 projects in 2021 as part of its seventh YSEALI Seeds cohort. Check out the projects here.

This project believes in a post-COVID education system that centers around technology-enhanced and student-centered approaches that offer flexibility and a more personalized learning environment.  Read more. 

This project aims to support young leaders from four provinces in Laos with six-days project management skills training to build strong teamwork. Read more.

This project aims to mobilize youth’s engagement in the formulation of the Executive Budget Proposal (EBP) for the fiscal year 2022 in Vietnam. Read more.

2020 Grant Recipients
Read the announcement here.

2019 Grant Recipients
Read the announcement here.

2018 Grant Recipients
Read the announcement here.

2016 – 2017 Grant Recipients 
Read the announcement here.

2015 – 2016 Grant Recipients
Read the announcement here.