Finance4SocialChange Leveraging Finance 4 positive Social Change

Finance 4 positive Social Change project gives support to economy that inspires positive change in Danube Region.

Through carefully designed activities  a multi-disciplinary partnership of 14 partners from 12 countries, 6 associated partners from across Europe will join their knowlegde and expertise in delivering first “Social Impact Investment Strategy for the Danube region" with aim of paving the way for promoting more social innovations and development of investment ready social enterprises.

Impact investors, social entrepreneurs and experts in this field will join our transnational community network with aim to participate and  provide best inputs through benchmarking of social impact investment markets in the Danube Region, defining existing niches and obsticles in this sector, capacity building of social enteprises through Blended Learning Academy and connecting social enterprises with potential investors through business plan competition. 

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Leveraging Finance 4 positive Social Change
Start date
01-07-2018
End date
30-06-2021
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2013975
ERDF Contribution: 1490432,5
IPA Contribution: 100321,25
ENI Contribution: 121125
Call number
Call 2
Priority
Innovative and socially responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Increase competences for business and social innovation

Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
IFKA Public Benefit Non Profit Ltd. for the Development of the Industry Lead partner finance4socialchange@ifka.hu HUNGARY
ZSI Centre for Social Innovation ERDF partner weiss@zsi.at AUSTRIA
Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship ERDF partner mfreiburg@fa-se.de GERMANY
Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding ERDF partner marius.mitroi@uefiscdi.ro ROMANIA
BSC, Business support centre L.t.d., Kranj ERDF partner helena.cvenkel@bsc-kranj.si SLOVENIA
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Project News

  • Finance4SocialChange - New financial instruments for social enteprises presented in Serbia
    - 18-02-2020
    New financial instruments for social enteprises presented in Serbia

    During a meeting of the Council for Corporate Social Responsibility, held in Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, future activities of the project F4Ch were presented to the relevant stakeholders, while Smart Kolektiv, an expert...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Getting decion-makers on board for stronger implementation of strategies for social entrepreneurship developments
    - 10-02-2020
    Getting decion-makers on board for stronger implementation of  strategies for social entrepreneurship developments

    On 5 February 2020, IFKA – Lead Partner of Finance4SocialChange project has held a 4th Policy Advisory Board meeting with Eva Varga, the Hungarian expert on social entrepreneurship development. The discussion was made on how to improve...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Strenghtening cooperation in social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Bulgaria
    - 07-02-2020
    Strenghtening cooperation in social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Bulgaria

    Last month was important for social enterprises in Bulgaria, where the first Finance4SocialChange policy workshop took place in Sofia. On January 30, 2020, in the framework of the Academy for Local Entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, investors,...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Open Call for Applications 2020 European Social Catalyst Fund
    - 04-02-2020
    Open Call for Applications 2020 European Social Catalyst Fund

    European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) has launched the Call for Applications 2020, which aims at bringing together public and private resources to improve social services to enable people who need support to live as valued and participating...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Innovative financial instruments available for social enteprises
    - 20-01-2020
    Innovative  financial instruments available for social enteprises

    Although grants, donations are still the first financial choice and resource for social enterprises as a financing instrument, there is a diversity of innovative financial instruments at disposal for social impact investing in the Danube...

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Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)