Application Requirements

Applicants should be between 20 and 32 years of age and citizens or residents of MENA countries.
Applications must provide one of the following:

  • a description of their up-and-running philanthropic venture
  • a business plan for their philanthropic venture
  • a well-researched concept for a philanthropic venture


  • The deadline to apply is 19 September, 2021
  • The executive education programme runs 27-30 September followed by mentoring and a final business plan review

Apply to Young Philanthropists

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    Please submit one of the following three documents:

    • A description of your up-and-running philanthropic venture
    • A business plan you are in the process of developing for a philanthropic venture
    • A well thought out idea for a philanthropic venture on which you are considering embarking

    Note: typical business plans include the following.

    • Executive summary/busines description
    • Value proposition
    • Vision and mission
    • Market research and analysis
    • Marketing strategy and plan
    • Human resources and organizational structure
    • Operations plan
    • Financial forecast and analysis

    Programme cost is AED 7,500, a 40% discount, when applying through ADMAF

    Grant opportunities up to 100% of tuition costs are available based on how solid, mature and feasible applicants’ business plans are. Applicants will be notified if they qualify.

    Application deadline: 19 September, 2021