2017/2018 Sprout Ideas Fellowship
In 2017, TakingITGlobal offered a 6 month Fellowship focused on social entrepreneurship and innovation. Youth aged 15 to 29 who are residents of Ontario were eligible to apply for the opportunity to develop and implement a project with a positive social impact objective.What they received:
Learn More: Read our Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Youth Guide.
Meet the Fellows
Spreading Positivity Around The World, One Card At A Time.
Calculate your everyday carbon footprint automatically and purchase carbon offsets to develop local, high-quality clean energy initiatives across Canada.
An elite, community-based non-profit music education platform.
Socially conscious contemporary fashion that supports economically disadvantaged communities in Africa
A youth-led startup that focuses on educating youth between 14 and 18 years old about real-world skills.
To support literacy, primarily in low-income regions of Peel, in order to empower youth to become life-long readers.
A student-led initiative seeking to provide accessible tools for youth so they can accelerate both their personal development and their social impact.
A compilation record of youth hip-hop artists in Toronto to set an example of the potential in marginalized youth in the arts.
A math engagement project with the aim of bringing mathematics to life and making it more accessible to children in rural KPK, Pakistan.
To create a platform for the community, allowing delivery of a personalized set of daily necessities right into the arms of a person in need from a mobile device and for a low cost.
To build up the global health workforce by connecting people to opportunities so they can solve the world’s greatest health challenges.
To empower the next generation of global leaders in engineering.
An Indigenous led initiative that aims to develop, produce, promote and distribute high-end fashion products co-designed by Indigenous youth living in communities that are highly impacted by youth suicide.
Visual Story Telling based on Anishinaabe Teachings through paintings, line drawings and community mural projects as a way to share an understanding of Indigenous world views and medicine through imagery.
A web application which contains a youth-friendly repository of information on community centers located across Toronto to encourage youth to be social and active.
A place where the diverse culture of the Caribbean is acknowledged and people who identify with the culture have a space to feel at home.