Our Story

The future is closer than you think

And the future is going to look very different. At FYA we believe young people are not a problem to be helped or solved. Young people are ambitious, creative and capable of rethinking the world and solving tomorrow’s problems today.

And can do it all with a social conscience that will let them build a better world in the process.
FYA is all about backing the next generation of young people who are going to rethink the world and create a better future.
At FYA we ❤ young changemakers – the innovators, the makers, the dreamers, the thinkers, the doers and the creators.


We will inspire you.
Be brave. Find your passion. Connect to purpose. Think big. Change the world.
We will back you.
Listen and learn. Experience. Take action. Get funded. Start something.
We will connect you.
Find your community. Build your network.

Why do we do what we do? Well, we know 2 things.

Our world today is full of increasingly complex global issues like rising inequality, climate change, sustainability of resources and a rapidly changing economy, just to name a few.
The world of work is rapidly changing. In fact, it’s estimated a young person today will have five career changes and an average of 17 jobs in their lifetime. Yep, that’s a lot, isn’t it.

To meet these challenges head on we need a generation of innovative and adaptable young people to create their future.

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