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 - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Finance4SocialChange Team
    - 25-12-2019
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Finance4SocialChange Team

    Dear Partners, we wish to all those who have contributed in one way or another to the Finance4SocialChange project in 2019, a Merry Christmas, wonderful holidays and a Happy New Year with lots of success and cooperation...

  • Finance4SocialChange - THE MANY FACES OF IMPACT INVESTING
    - 24-12-2019
    THE MANY FACES OF IMPACT INVESTING

    Social economy makes positive changes in the world. Why you should invest FOR impact not only WITH impact? - Learn about new forms of crowdfunding and how do global Impact Investing markets look like?  Irene Basile (OECD), Gianluca Gaggiotti...

  • Finance4SocialChange - HOW CAN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS INCREASE THEIR SKILLS
    - 20-12-2019
    HOW CAN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS INCREASE THEIR SKILLS

    "How can SocialEntrepreneurs increase their skills?"   Professor Karin Kreutzer from EBS University, Dr. Belinda Bell from the University of Cambridge and Iznaur Khazuev from the Center for Network Initiatives Support speak about:  How can prize...

  • Finance4SocialChange - WHY DO WE NEED SOCIAL ENTEPRISES
    - 19-12-2019
    WHY DO WE NEED SOCIAL ENTEPRISES

    What is the difference between social enterprises and enterprises? Why do we need social enterprises? Can we measure social impact? Find out more in the new video released by our partners from the University of Heidelberg! ( 2 out of 5) “Finance...

  • Finance4SocialChange - ACCELERATING INVESTMENT READINESS
    - 18-12-2019
    ACCELERATING INVESTMENT READINESS

    We have exciting news for you!  Within the Finance4SocialChange Project, a Blended Learning Academy is under full production under the hashtag #MOOC "Accelerating Investment Readiness (AIR)". Enjoy the teaser video (1 of 5)!  A new video will be...

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