FWCC Young Adult Friends Development Fund

Friends World Committee for Consultation is happy to announce the availability of the new Young Adult Friends Development Fund.  The Fund has been created from Quaker Youth Pilgrimage monies, and we hope it will generate similarly powerful experiences of deep spiritual connection and encouragement for Young Adult Friends.

Please consider applying for events and projects that benefit and strengthen the network of Young Adult Friends around the world according to the objectives and requirements. This could include anything from running a Quaker leadership training course to planning a World Gathering of Young Friends (maybe connected to the next World Plenary Meeting in South Africa in 2023!). We have a preference for engaging in partnerships and for working across theological and cultural differences and across Sections.

Please read the case statement, the invitation to apply, and download the application form (Word document). These documents are also available in Spanish. In the invitation there is a list of people you can contact in your Section and in the World Office.  We encourage you to test your proposal – to share your thinking – with someone in FWCC before submitting an application.  Feel free to write to Susanna Mattingly.

Case study
You can read a report of the Europe and Middle East Section Young Adult Friends Intervisitation Project, where two Young Adult Friends, from Mexico and the USA, visited Europe in April and May 2019 here.

2020 Deadlines for applications: January 15, July 15.

Application documents

So be creative!  Work in partnership across the world!  Think in terms of possibilities!

We look forward to hearing from you.

The FWCC Team

Five offices – one organization

Connecting Friends, Crossing Cultures, Changing Lives

Please distribute widely.  Thank you!