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 - Preparations for the F4SC competition on the go in Serbia
    - 28-07-2020
    Preparations for the F4SC competition on the go in Serbia

    Our F4SC partners in Serbia started offline and online training of social enterprises with the aim of deepening their knowledge and presentation skills for the Finance4SocialChange business plan competition to be held in Budapest 2021....

  • Finance4SocialChange - 5 social entrepreneurs from Bulgaria selected to enter the second stage of F4SC Competition
    - 21-07-2020
    5  social entrepreneurs from Bulgaria selected to enter the second stage of  F4SC Competition

    We are pleased to announce that 5 out of 25 companies with social impact businesses in Bulgaria were selected by a Jury consisting of social impact investors and experts to the second stage of the international #AirCompetition organized in the...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Communicating impact effectively: storytelling, public speaking and balanced messaging
    - 13-07-2020
    Communicating impact effectively: storytelling, public speaking and balanced messaging

    And we're up for the last week of #AirMOOC on Communication!  In the opening video our expert Gorgi Krlev talks about 3 aspects of communicating your impact effectively: storytelling, public speaking and balanced...

  • Finance4SocialChange - How to reach investors and customers with good storytelling if you are a social enteprise?
    - 07-07-2020
    How to reach investors and customers with good storytelling if you are a social enteprise?

    With storytelling, we create impact, awareness, and even a change of attitude. According to some studies, whatever you tell through a story, it is remembered twenty times more than if you just use facts and figures. Within the...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Over 240 social enterprises applied for the F4SC Competition!
    - 02-07-2020
    Over 240 social enterprises applied for the F4SC Competition!

    We are proud to announce that over 240 social enterprises and organizations applied for the International Finance4SocialChange Competition to be held in Budapest in 2021! In the next following months, applications and business ideas will be...

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