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 - Finance 4 Social Change - (How) can this work?
    - 13-12-2019
    Finance 4 Social Change - (How) can this work?

    Against the most complex socio-economic issues the world faces today, social entrepreneurship and impact investing have emerged as vital avenues for driving social impact. These two intertwined fields are constantly evolving in order to face...

  • Finance4SocialChange - NEW PARTNER ON THE PROJECT FINANCE4SOCIALCHANGE
    - 10-12-2019
    NEW PARTNER ON THE PROJECT FINANCE4SOCIALCHANGE

    We are pleased to announce that ACT Group ( AG) from Croatia joined Finance4SocialChange partnership making it even stronger.  Act Group is a community of change-makers aspiring to empower the impact economy ecosystem in Croatia and CEE region...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Strong cooperation between experts within Finance4SocialChange project
    - 04-12-2019
    Strong cooperation between experts within Finance4SocialChange project

    Great  ideas were result of brainstorming of experts within Finance4SocialChange Tehnical Advisory Board and Policy Advisory Board who have been actively participating in the Stakeholder groups and Local Policy Focus Group in order to ensure...

  • Finance4SocialChange - SOFIA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION PRESENTS F4CH GOOD PRACTICES FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    - 25-11-2019
    SOFIA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION PRESENTS F4CH GOOD PRACTICES FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Sofia Development Association  presented Finance4SocialChange project activities with a focus on good practices in social entrepreneurship and social impact investing from Bulgaria and the other project partners’ countries during “Social...

  • Finance4SocialChange - 3rd Steering Committee meeting in Germany
    - 31-10-2019
    3rd Steering Committee meeting in Germany

    Fruitful discussion and hard work by our WP leaders. Discussing the next steps and activities done so far. Good things are coming our way. Stay tuned.

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