Lead2030 – Prize Fund for Young Leaders

Deadline: 5 January 2020
Open to:  young leaders worldwide
Benefits: an award of USD 500,000 and a 12-month program of executive mentorship


Formed by One Young World, Lead2030 is the world’s biggest prize fund for young leaders making an impact on the Sustainable Development Goals. Powered by some of the world’s leading businesses, the initiative finds, funds and accelerates SDG solutions created by founders under 30.

New challenges are now live and waiting for solutions provided by young leaders worldwide.


Young leaders who are meaningfully engaged with the Sustainable Development Goals and are working purposefully to achieve them are eligible to apply for the award.


The first cohort of Lead2030 Challenge Winners will receive a total of $500,000 in funding in addition to entering a 12-month program of executive mentorship from a team ran by Deloitte professionals and partners. The mentorship team will work to accelerate the solution based on the needs of the initiative or organization, such as Business strategy, Best practices for data collection, Monitoring and evaluation, and Product design.

How to apply? 

If you want to apply, please submit your application here.

For more information please visit the official website.