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RIYADH: The Mohammed bin Salman “Misk” Foundation launched the “Youth Impact Council Initiative” on Thursday.

The initiative was launched in the Prince Mohammed bin Salman non-profit city in Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.

The initiative is the first platform concerned with supporting the growth of youth organizations by providing an effective environment and sharing experiences and information at the service of organizations in the non-profit sector.

It aims to make them more sustainable and effective, and in a way that improves the interconnection between workers in the sector and creates new opportunities to maximize the impact of quality youth organisations.

The Youth Nonprofit Organizations initiative includes nonprofit associations and institutions, experts and specialists from the nonprofit, government and private sectors, volunteers in youth programs and organizations graduates of the non-profit youth organization strengthening program of the “Misk for the Community”.

Misk also launched the Youth Nonprofit Incubator Program, which is the second batch of the 2022 Youth Nonprofit Incubator to be launched, and an opportunity for initiatives young people and newly created associations to accelerate their growth and expansion and multiply their societal impact. impact.

Out of 226 entities participating in the program, seven initiatives and two associations will start the guidance and orientation program on Sunday, including the Digital Games Association, the Robo Tuwaiq initiative, the Wassila platform initiative, the specific community initiative, the Rawasi Youth initiative. , Saudi Nanotechnology Initiative, Tarim Association, Hijaz Bloggers Initiative and Theater Production Initiative.

The three-month program for non-profit youth organizations includes training on the “Misk Hub” platform, which aims to develop the services of the participating parties and to strengthen their organizational capacities, including the management of development projects, human resource management, governance, financial sustainability, communication, scaling up and measuring impact.

The program concludes with a closing ceremony and presentation event to be held in November for all participants to measure the impact of the program and celebrate the efforts of participants.

All program participants will give presentations for community projects that serve youth, seeking financial support from Misk for their contribution.