Sleep for Peace grant
As part of the United Nations International Day of Peace, observed every year on September 21st, Hostelling International (HI) launched the Sleep for Peace campaign. As part of this awareness program, national HI associations around the world launched activities promoting the role played by travelling in contributing to world peace and cultural understanding.
Since 2016, HI Canada has been collecting $1 for each night booked at participating hostels on the night of September 21st. The money raised is donated to YTF to be distributed in the form of Sleep for Peace grant.
Deadline to submit an application : to be determined
Grant amount : $1,000
• The Sleep for Peace is undergoing changes; the new concept will soon be revealed
• The participants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents
• The application must be submitted before deadline
2017 sleep for peace GRANT AWARDEEs
In 2017, the Sleep for Peace grant was awardeed in the form of a video contest. The winners, Kevin and Billy, were slected by popular vote.