"We ask to establish a special fund to serve as the institutional umbrella that contributes to supporting efforts at all levels; developmental, social and educational. This fund is to stimulate comprehensive development through projects that tie together our people's potentials, direct them towards productivity and creativity, while providing this Fund with capable expertise to manage it efficiently and ensure its success in serving the noble goals it is meant to achieve."

His Majesty Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein

December 6th, 2001

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The Funding Window to Support Digital Games Developers launches 2nd cycle

KAFD launches second cycle of the funding window to support the electronic games developers, through the Jordan Gaming Lab, as part of its efforts to support the digital games industry sector which represents one of the promising sectors in the Kingdom.

KAFD launches 6th Cycle of King Abdullah II Award for Youth Innovation and Achievement

The King Abdullah II Fund for Development launched the sixth cycle of the King Abdullah II Award for Youth Innovation and Achievement (KAAYIA).

Memorandum of Agreement between King Abdullah II Fund for Development “KAFD” and the Ministry of Education for implementing “The New Voters” project

King Abdullah II Fund for Development and the Ministry of Education signed a cooperation agreement to implement "The New Voters" project aiming to enhance election awareness and political participation among public school students to properly introduce them into the democratic culture.

The Third Cycle of Social Entrepreneurship Challenge

The King Abdullah II Fund for Development launches the third Cycle of Social Entrepreneurship Challenge Project that aims to invest in youth skills to creatively develop and find out positive changes in the community.

“Darb" Bridging Between Education and Professional Practice in its 12th Cycle

King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) launches the 12th cycle of the “Darb Project” to bridge the gap between education and professional practice through providing internship opportunities to university students in order to equip them with the necessary skills and expertise; which accordingly increases their chances of employability.

King Abdullah II Fund for Development Launches New Cycle of "Applied Scientific Research" Project

King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) launches the third cycle of the Applied Scientific Research Project (ASRP) which targets exceptional and innovative researchers and entrepreneurs who have conducted applied scientific research or carved out certified outcomes in the field of applied sciences.

King Abdullah II Fund for Development Launches the “Effective Representation of Youth in Local Administration Councils” Project

In support of the national efforts to improve the engagement and effective participation of youth in municipal and local governorate councils, and in partnership with the Politics and Society Institute, the King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) launches the “Effective Representation of Youth in Local Administration Councils” project as part of its 2022 programme.

King Abdullah II Fund for Development Launches the “Reform Dialogues” Project

King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) launches the "Reform Dialogues” project within the framework of a national joint venture and in alignment with the reform initiative led by His Majesty King Abdullah II.