young changemakers

Dana Impact is a platform for Malaysian youth who want to carry out social impact projects in their community. Every six (6) months, youth will be given an opportunity to pitch for a micro grant of up to RM5,000 to enable them to create social impact within their own community.

Dana impact

this grant is only open to youths

from the age of 18 - 35 years old.

Young person with a social impact initiative and social enterprise.

Young people with an idea, and have a desire to create social impact projects.

Youths active in local communities

SPM graduates

College and university students

Unemployed youth

Young executives

Dana impact

We welcome applications

from youth of diverse backgrounds and society, especially:

  • Sabahan and Sarawakian youths
  • Orang Asli
  • Lower income or B40 income segment
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
  • Young ex-convicts and juvenile school leavers

Your project can be with the list of categories below, but not limited to:


Your project should be:

  • Created and led by youths, between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Self-started. The idea to better your community, must come from you
  • Solving a social problem
  • To run for at least three (3) months
  • Be at local communities, to save travel time and costs
  • Inclusive and consultative to local communities and stakeholders
  • Following SOPs determined by the National Safety Council (MKN), to manage COVID-19
  • Recruit and involve your project team members to help you run your project

Dana Impact applications are open to:

  • Non-governmental organization (NGO), nonprofit organizations (NPO), societies, sports clubs, uniformed bodies or educational institutions.
  • Individuals in a group, at least three (3) people.
  • Individuals and organizations who did not match the specific eligibility criteria listed above.
  • For profit organizations, partnerships, research foundations, or charitable foundations, statutory bodies.
  • Illegal organizations (for example, but not limited to: criminal organizations).

Interested to apply for Dana Impact?

Dana Impact for the year 2020 is closed. The Dana will be reopened soon.

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