Youth Innovation Challenge

The Youth Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for Indigenous youth to win $10,000 towards a project or business that positively impacts their community. The challenge is open to all Indigenous youth in the Kenora and Rainy River Districts under the age of 30. We are looking for innovative businesses or community projects that are either run by youth or youth-led (under the age of 30). Some examples of innovative businesses or projects could be an innovative food product, digital media campaign, manufactured products or youth-led innovative community projects. Businesses and projects will be judged off a number of criteria, including but not limited to: community impact, feasibility, sustainability, uniqueness.


The deadline to apply is November 25th. Short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Please reach out to Corey Jones at or 807-464-3665 to sign your community up for a free information session on the Youth Innovation Challenge.


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