Current Grantees

2021 Grantees

African Leadership Academy

African Leadership Academy (ALA)

Applying Project Management skills to youth-led ventures in 10 African Countries

"PMIEF’s partnership with ALA will deliver project management training to high-potential youth across Africa and develop stronger partnerships with PMIEF, PMI SA Chapter and PMI Africa by 1) deliver a condensed version of ALA’s BUILD curriculum to 1000 students in 10 countries. The BUILD model provides content and teaching materials that allow a team of youth facilitators to run a professional two-day leadership camp aimed at 15-22-year-olds teaching youth entrepreneurship as a way of fighting unemployment and engaging youth to lead solutions to local problems; 2) deliver project management training to over 1000 high-potential youth across Africa, including direct exposure to PMI Certificates and 3) partnership building with PMIEF, PMI SA Chapter, PMI Africa through pairing PMI SA mentors with ALA’s students to deliver ALA and PMI educational philosophy, materials and mentorship."

Destination Imagination

Destination Imagination

Destination Imagination: DI’s Official Project Management Partner

"PMIEF's partnership with Destination Imagination will advance project management by 1) creating a digital learning platform to improve the experiences of participants and team managers and provide a mechanism for sharing educational content, tracking completion, assessing learning, and gathering feedback 2) developing PM learning modules for participants and team managers and measuring the impact 3) providing PMP volunteer opportunities 4) encouraging the completion of additional PM recognized training. The digital platform will include a team dashboard, a place where you can access training, project management tools, track progress, and complete surveys before and after the experience. DI will create two learning units for participants to learn project management and one for team managers to integrate PM competencies while leading their team through the challenge. DI will survey participants and team managers to learn more about the acquisition and use of project management tools. "

Aflatouin

Aflatoun

Aflatoun International is an NGO with 16 years of experience in financial education programs operating in 108 countries. PMIEF will partner with Aflatoun to integrate project management content within the life skills and financial literacy curriculum and provide project management content in English, Arabic, Spanish, Mongolia, Sinhala/Tamil, Bahasa Indonesian, and Laotian, reaching 190,000 youth during this partnership.

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Junior Achievement Americas (JA Americas)

Junior Achievement Americas Partnership – JA Americas

"Integration of PM into JA America's program and organizational operations, 1. Young people strengthen life, business, and leadership skills, as demonstrated by their ability to successfully design and implement a micro-enterprise, and 2. JA America's employees and those within its member nations (MNs) embed this knowledge in business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, increased impact, and operational and programmatic sustainability."

Junior Achievment Europe

Junior Achievement Asia Pacific

JA Asia Pacific

PMIEF will work with Junior Achievement Asia Pacific to build its organizational project management capabilities to maximize the impact of program delivery on youth in the region. Through this partnership, JA Asia Pacific will integrate project management into the company program, promote project management as a life skill, and reach 127,000 youth, enabling their full potential through project management.

2020 Grantees

Childrens International

Children’s International (CI)

Children International Partnership to Empower Youth Through PM

To integrate project management into CI's Youth Empowerment Programs and organizational operations so that 1) vulnerable young people become change agents who problem-solve challenges in their community through social good projects while building the competencies necessary to chart a pathway out of poverty and 2) CI staff worldwide embed this knowledge into business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, heightened impact globally, and operational and programmatic sustainability.

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DiscoverE

DiscoverE Partnership

To build upon and to safeguard PMIEF's 2013 investment that integrated PM into DiscoverE's Future City, the preeminent engineering design competition for middle school-age youth, by 1) creating an online learning management system ("LMS") that supports the virtual delivery of Future City and youth engagement; 2) developing PM-framed youth resources for the LMS such as an interactive game, experiential engineering activities, webinars, and career information spotlights; 3) designing virtual volunteer opportunities for project managers; and 4) embedding PM into business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, heightened impact, and operational and programmatic sustainability.

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F1 in Schools, Ltd. (F1iS)

F1iS Partnership

To ensure F1iS staff and that of the organization's ICCs as well as its ICDP acquire project management ("PM") knowledge through fundamentals training and expert PM coaching so they 1) integrate PM into a global science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ("STEM") project-based competition that annually reaches an estimated 1 million youth ages 11 – 18 in 51 countries; 2) ensure young people learn and practically apply PM to the competition as well as to their pursuit of their academic and professional aspirations; and 3) embed PM knowledge into business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, increased impact worldwide, and operational and programmatic sustainability and scale-up.

Junior Achievement Africa

Junior Achievement Africa (JA Africa)

JA Africa Partnership

To ensure JA Africa staff and that of 14 of the organization's member nations acquire PM knowledge through fundamentals training and expert PM coaching so they 1) integrate PM into the JA Company Program to reach at least 20,000 youth annually; 2) enable young people to learn and to practically apply PM as they design, execute, manage, market, and monitor their own small business; 3) equip youth to leverage their PM knowledge and skills as they pursue their educational and occupational aspirations; and 4) embed PM knowledge into business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, increased impact continent-wide, and operational and programmatic sustainability and scale-up.

Junior Achievment Europe

Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe)

JA Europe Partnership

To integrate project management ("PM") into JA Europe's JA Company Programme and organizational operations so 1) youth strengthen life, business, and leadership skills as evidenced by their ability to successfully design and execute a microenterprise, and 2) JA Europe staff and those within its MNs embed this knowledge into business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, heightened impact, and operational and programmatic sustainability.

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Special Olympics Partnership

Special Olympics Partnership

To build on the success of PMIEF's 2017 grant that increased SOI's capacity through PM fundamentals training for staff worldwide and establishment of its PMCOE to now enable the organization to 1) integrate PM into its youth leadership activities to reach 10,000+ young people; 2) ensure youth with and without intellectual disabilities ("ID") learn and practically apply PM as they jointly execute social good projects in their community; 3) equip youth to leverage their PM knowledge and skills as they pursue their educational and occupational aspirations; 4) further promote the importance of inclusion, with the aim of eradicating discrimination against people with ID; and 5) continue to embed PM knowledge into business planning, administrative functions, evaluation activities, and development efforts to achieve desired youth outcomes, heightened impact worldwide, and operational and programmatic sustainability.