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The Europe Foundation (EPF): Call for Proposals for Social Enterprise Development – Georgia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 17, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on March 1, 2020
Europe Foundation (EPF) logo
Europe Foundation (EPF) logo

Social Entrepreneurship envisions the achievement of social objectives of a CSO, through entrepreneurial solutions.
Social Enterprise is a business model that operates primarily with social and environmental objectives as the ‘bottom line’ and which reinvests profits into the social mission of the organization, aimed at addressing the needs of vulnerable constituencies.

Social enterprise projects submitted within this grant competition are encouraged to follow one of the following business models. Please note that the models are not mutually exclusive:
a) Employment model
b) Low-Income Client as Market Model
c) Fee-for-Service Model
d) Market Linkage Model
e) Social Innovation Model.

Applicant organizations must
1) be CSOs registered and operating in Georgia
2) be interested in the creation of a social enterprise OR in the development of their already existing social enterprise
3) have a proven record of operations of at least 2 years.

Maximum grant award: GEL 25,000

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This grant competition aims to support the development of new and existing social enterprises, to promote social enterprise as a viable instrument for attaining long-term CSO sustainability.

Deadline: March 2, 2020 by 17:00.

For more infomation please visit https://tinyurl.com/s5h3ozf

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 18
Feb 18

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Feb 19
Feb 19

Thanks, Ana.