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US: Call for Proposals for Enterprise Organizations & Changemaker Entrepreneurs (Los Angeles metropolitan area)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 30, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on December 6, 2020

NEW ECONOMY is designed to support groundbreaking for-profit / for-purpose social enterprise organizations, or individuals, committed to empowering human potential by providing services and products that advance a more just, sustainable, and equitable economy across communities and causes, markets and movements.

The $70,000 NEW ECONOMY fund will support innovative social enterprise organizations with 501(c)3 nonprofit status, working to deliver social, environmental and economic returns through a sustainable revenue-generating business model.

The fund is also open to individual social entrepreneurs with an innovative social enterprise idea, who are working to bring their plan to life.

The fund is open to all applicants within the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Utilize This Offer

MOZAIK Philanthropy has announced proposals for Social Enterprise Organizations and Changemaker Entrepreneurs to solve critical social problems and address basic unmet needs through innovation. Their entrepreneurial endeavors create systems change through regenerative economics, improving the lives of underserved or marginalized groups.

Eligibility Criteria
1) For organizations:
Social Enterprises submitting for funding must have a 501(c)3 nonprofit EIN to be eligible to receive a grant and be based in the Los Angeles metropolitan areas;
2) For individuals:
Entrepreneurial changemakers submitting for funding must be living in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and make clear how their social enterprise idea advances a mission that is both for-purpose/for-profit-generating and that solves a social injustice across a particular community, market, or cause.

Grants range between US$5,000 – US$10,000.

Submit by December 7, 2020.

For more information, pleasw visit https://mozaikphilanthropy.org/new-economy

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 02
Nov 02

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 by calls such this one);
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. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers thay may 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
Oct 31
Oct 31

Thanks, Ana. Sounds great.