Applications for the 2019 cohort are now open!

The Lab’s flagship program for young civil society leaders to build sustainable, effective tools for accountability, participation and social impact in their societies. Selected ‘accountapreneurs’ undergo an accelerated one-year program with hands-on, comprehensive support for their ideas and initiatives.

Do you have a great idea for accountability, transparency or civic participation? Applications to join the next cohort of civic innovators is now open. Apply here by October 21st.

A year-long program to accelerate ideas into action, the Incubator provides mentorship, fundraising and management support, and access to a global network of leading institutions, foundations, and donors.

For questions or interest in supporting, partnering, or becoming a mentor for the Incubator, e-mail us at [email protected]

Application requirements:
  • Be under the age of 35 at the time of application;
  • Be a national of and based in either Liberia, Mali, Nepal or Pakistan;
  • Be willing and able to commit to at least 3 days of training every 3 months in the capital city of your country;
  • Be committed to working on your idea for at least 20 hours a week until it grows to the point where it is a full-time commitment;
  • Be dedicated, energetic and willing to help build an emerging global eco-system for accountability.

Applications are open until 21 October 2018 at midnight GMT


If you have any questions or would like to be emailed a Microsoft Word version of the application form, email us at: [email protected]