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Nickelodeon Our World US Community Fund

US$200,000 | US | 6 Ideas

Proven ideas and funding for your community

Nickelodeon believes in the power of kids to create change in themselves, their communities, and the world. Nickelodeon’s Our World helps kids realize their agency and become the changemakers our communities need. This fund, supported by Nickelodeon, is dedicated to empowering kids with resources and support to bring to life projects that might otherwise go unfunded. To celebrate Earth Day, we are accepting applications for projects related to environmental sustainability throughout April and May. Working with a grown-up co-leader, kids will actively lead these projects and have the chance to shape their communities for the better.

How it works
  • Together, as a team of kids and grown-ups, select an idea listed below or submit your existing project and register to get your project page
  • Use your project page to complete the 30 Day Challenge
  • Submit a photo and your action plan
  • Let us know what impact you are having in your community
Who can apply
  • Your project team has a grown-up and a kid co-leader (aged 6-13)
  • Kids are actively involved in the selection, design, leadership and activation of the project
  • As the lead applicant, you are at least 18 years old
  • You are passionate about empowering kids and helping them shape the future of your community
  • Your project will take place in the US
What you get
  • Seed funding to start your selected idea or start your own project
  • Free starter resource pack, mentorship and technology tools to get started
  • Additional impact funding, once you report back on the social impact of your active project

Explore proven ideas

Choose an idea to start in your community. See terms & conditions.
This fund has closed for applications. You can still start ideas without funding, or check for other live funds in your area.
  • Recycle Across America

    Start recycling right with standardized recycling labels for your school that will help you to improve recycling and save your school money.

  • International Coastal Cleanup®

    Ready to #SeaTheChange and organize your own cleanup?

  • Eartheasy School Garden

    From launching your garden committee to hosting a school-wide ‘dig day’, learn how to start a school garden for education, eating, and fun.

  • Lunch Out of Landfills

    Through waste sorts, Sharetables, and education around composting and waste management, students make their school a centre of changing norms around food waste and food redistribution with the guidance of a Staff Champion who receives a stipend and support every step of the way.

  • Neighborhood Forest

    Growing the Indoor Forest – Building, Sharing, and Caring for Indoor Plants

  • Open Orchard

    Organise an Open Orchard to bring people together, provide free fruit to local residents and green our urban environments.

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At Nickelodeon it has long been our mission to support and empower kids to take an active role in making positive change in their communities. Through the Nickelodeon Our World US Community Fund, we're delighted to help create a movement of kids joining forces with adults to address important community concerns.

Jean Margaret Smith
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Nickelodeon

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