Finance4SocialChange Leveraging Finance 4 positive Social Change

  • Finance4SocialChange - Roadmap for development of social impact financial markets is out!
    - 01-04-2020
    Roadmap for development of social impact financial markets is out!

    Social economy is a key player in providing effective answers to current societal challenges in the EU and the world,  and it takes a team work to unlock its potentials. Now, more then ever, entrepreneurs with impact on society need support...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Social Enteprises participate actively in entrepreneurial landscapes
    - 16-03-2020
    Social Enteprises participate actively in entrepreneurial landscapes

    Our expert Alexander Kesselring from Ashoka presented the Finance4SocialChange project, good practices on how social enterprises can be financed at the Webinar on Social Enterprises- a Policy Learning Platform organized by Interreg...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Strong support for development of sustainable social enteprises and favourable ecosystems
    - 09-03-2020
    Strong support for development of sustainable social enteprises and favourable ecosystems

    Social enterprises need access to market, strong and dedicated education programs with a specific approach, and strong sustainable support. These are some of the conclusions made during expert discussions between FInance4SocialChange project...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Finance4SocialChange - ACTIVITIES IN ROMANIA
    - 31-10-2019
    ACTIVITIES IN ROMANIA

    The project partner in Romania, UEFSCDI, promoted F4SC inside the IEW2019 conference, participating in the Exhibition Area. At the same time, a handful of insights on impact investments were shared during the third day, in Panel H. The input...

  • Finance4SocialChange - Inclusive growth in Serbia: overcoming MSME financing constraints
    - 31-10-2019
    Inclusive growth in Serbia: overcoming MSME financing constraints

    On 24th of October, the CCIS has organized the Conference - "Inclusive growth in Serbia: overcoming MSME financing constraints", aimed: • To clearly communicate what is the Serbian MSME and SEs market • To understand diversification of...

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