Criteria for the Awards Program

We acknowledge Young Planet Leaders for actions such as:

1.Loving acts of kindness with no personal gain

2. Actions that add value to others lives in a meaningful way

3. Selfless, acts of service

4. Actions that increase the health and well-being of the planet and its inhabitants

5. Thoughtful acts of compassion and caring that create a more loving planet.

6. Actions that create social change in communities for the betterment of life on our planet

7. Healing actions that create an environmentally, economically and sustainable future for all.

8. Actions that encourage others to stand forward in their greatness

Be The Change You Wish To See In This World


Young Planet Leader reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to choose which endeavors it will support. Anything that does not meet our criteria will not be supported.

Support will not be given to:

1. Projects which are not in alignment with our mission, vision and core values.

2. Projects that involve politics, any specific election for candidates to public office, inducing or encouraging violations of law or public policy or causing any improper private benefit to occur.

3. Scholarships, training fees or travel fees for one person to attend a training.

• Computers, tablets, or other technology where the primary benefit is for one person, or where the project only needs the equipment for short term use

• Animal products of any kind – including, but not limited to, meat, dairy, leather, and wool

• T-shirts

• Food for meetings, training sessions, or gatherings

• Items which are to be donated to others on a one time basis (such as clothing, medical supplies, and textbooks)

• Payments to the grantee or a member of the grantee’s family for their time or services

• One time use or disposable items

• Paper products which do not make use of either 100% recycled materials, or the most ecologically sound alternative if recycled is not available

• GMO seeds, synthetic/chemical fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, and other similar products which are harmful to the environment and to those who use them