TAYO 18 BAYANIHAN RUN: Search for ten accomplished youth organizations

The Search for TAYO Awards is the premier award giving-body in the country that recognizes youth groups and organizations. It is the biggest platform to showcase young Filipinos' dynamism and contribution in community development since 2002.

This year, to highlight the creativity of young people in spite of the pandemic, TAYO 18 is made as a SPECIAL RUN of the Annual Search for TAYO Awards.

It is exclusive for youth groups with quarantine or pandemic responses - celebrating the the spirit of bayanihan!

The Search will be done ONLINE!! From Application to Screenings and Interviews, you can join the journey for TAYO 18 in the safety of your homes.

The Search Process is designed and integrated to accommodate entries, questions, and events online.

"What's in it for us?"

You will be recognized as one of the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations of 2020 and be awarded a trophy sculpted by Mr. Toym De Leon Imao.

Awardees and Finalists would receive a seed grant of Php 50,000 and Php 20,000 respectively. This is to help them establish better projects that would help communities in the new normal!

Want to jump right into joining TAYO 18?

Keep scrolling for qualifications, mechanics and some FAQs.

"Are we qualified?"

TAYO 18 is open to any informal or formal youth groups and organizations who:

  • have a recent quarantine/pandemic response
  • have at least 5 youth members
  • have existed since April 2020

"We are not a YORP registered group or org, can we still join?"

The Search is open for youth groups - formal or informal. Meaning, if you are any of these:

  • group of friends
  • youth association (village / barangay / city / province)
  • Student Council / Govt / Federation
  • Campus-based Organization
  • Campus Publications
  • sorority / fraternity
  • SK, youth council
  • community-based organization
  • YORP-recognized organization
  • start up, social enterprise
  • faith-based organization
  • NGOs
  • and many more,

... so long as you are youth-led, with majority of members aged 30 years old and below - YOU CAN JOIN THE SEARCH!

Hindi kailangan na bongga ang grupo o proyekto.

Kahit pa malaki na kayong grupo o alyansa, o magkakaibigan lang na naisipang magtulungan - milyon man o sipag at pawis lang ang nailaan, pag-asa pa rin ang bunga niyan

Serbisyo at Sakripisyo

853 entries!

During our call for applications last July - August, we were able to receive 853 youth-led projects and programs in the country!

All regions were represented - proving that the Filipino youth continues to rise in the occasion of helping their communities even at times of risk.

Bayanihan ang laging sagot ng kabataan.

The Filipino youth embodies the spirit of enjoining others to work on causes bigger than them - to mobilize in time of a pandemic is no different.

"How can we be one of the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations?"

Organizations are judged based on their PROJECT ENTRIES. These project entries are scored based on the following criteria:

  • Impact of the Project to Stakeholders
  • Potential or Replicability
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Effective Use of Resources
  • Harnessing the Spirit of Volunteerism and Citizenship

Additional reminders:

  • Application is FREE. You may submit as many entries as you can so long as they are different projects or programs.
  • Orgs with multiple entries will still be judged by individual entries.
  • There are no categories for this YEAR.
  • Entry Form is also available in WORD format. Click on the link below.
  • DEADLINE OF APPLICATION is on AUGUST 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Join the Search NOW!

Questions? Reach us at fb.com/TAYOawards or through email at tayo18.entry@gmail.com

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