Swarovski Foundation Institute: Creatives for Our Future is a new global grant programme designed with the advice of the United Nations Office for Partnerships to identify and accelerate the next generation of creative leaders in sustainability.
The programme is open to all creatives worldwide aged 18 to 25 (at the time of application) from across disciplines including fashion, design, art, architecture and engineering – with no limit to creative medium.
Successful applicants will have a keen interest in, demonstration of, or exemplary potential to use the creative process to accelerate awareness, technologies or solutions for sustainable development.
9 selected grantees will receive financial support (15,000 USD) to further their practice and design new pathways for a better world. The funding is paired with an educational programme in collaboration with top international institutions, tailored mentorship and industry networking connections with guidance from the Swarovski Foundation.