€500,000 up for grabs by Irish social entrepreneurs

APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR €500,000 SOCIAL IMPACT PROGRAMME

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of the 2011 Social Impact Programme. We are seeking applications from individuals who are developing new, big ideas to address the social and environmental challenges we face in Ireland today.

The 3 social entrepreneurs selected will each receive funding of €130,000 as well as targeted business and personal support to the value of €35,000 across key areas such as strategic planning, operations and financial sustainability to help them to develop and grow their idea to deliver even greater social impact in the community.

We are also delighted to announce that the selection process and Awards Ceremony will be supported and sponsored by DCC plc through a new three-year partnership agreement.

Full details of the application process, eligibility criteria and an overview of the Social Impact Programme can be found online here. The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 16th February 2011 at 3pm.

 

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