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The MyUNICEF Impact Challenge is a UNICEF Malaysia initiative in collaboration with MaGIC’s Social Impact Challenge Accelerator (SICA). The initiative aims at supporting startups and entrepreneurs that are actively innovating, with purposeful intent for positive impact around mental health and psychosocial support as well as and safe and clean environments for all children and young people in Malaysia.

About the challenge

UNICEF is looking for business proposals with game-changing models that will equip Malaysian children and youths with the necessary support to succeed in the future in the following areas:

  • Mental Health and Psycho-social Support (MHPSS)
  • Access to a safe and clean environment for all children in Malaysia


Selected winners stand a chance to secure cash prize from a pool of RM50,000 and exclusive invite to join an impact-focused accelerator for capacity building, network and more funding opportunities.

  • Prizes from a pool of RM50,000
  • Development grants of up to RM100,000


Criteria / Eligibility

Please refer here for details: https://www.unicef.org/malaysia/innovating-children


  • Date Start: 2021 May 31
  • Date End: 2021 Jul 04


UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FUND (UNICEF) is an international intergovernmental organisation established by the General Assembly of the United Nations by resolution No. 57(I) of 11 December 1946 as a subsidiary organ of the United Nations.

UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

For more information on UNICEF’s activities and impact across the globe, visit us here.

For more information on the work of UNICEF Malaysia, visit us here.

For more information on UNICEF’s child-focused innovation, visit us here.

To find out more about our Global Innovation Fund and apply under one of our portfolio areas, visit us here.

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Cash Prize & Development Grant worth RM150,000