ARE YOU AN AMBITIOUS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN PALESTINE WORKING TO SUSTAINABLY SOLVE A SOCIAL OR/AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE IN YOUR COMMUNITY?   

DO YOU HAVE A PROVEN, MEASURED IMPACT MODEL, BUT NEED SUPPORT MAKING IT FINANCIALLY SUSTAINABLE?   

DO YOU DREAM OF SCALING YOUR EFFORTS?   

Funding Partner:

Alfanar is launching its first SEED Cycle in Palestine and is currently accepting applications. 
 
We invite ambitious and creative social enterprises in Palestine working to improve the social and/or environmental challenges faced by their communities to apply. Five social enterprises will be selected to take part in a 6-month high-engagement management support and customised training programme designed to help them scale their impact, strengthen their operations and grow their financial sustainability.   
 
The programme provides participating social enterprises with funding, training, management support, and mentorship from passionate and engaged experts in the social enterprise space.  Upon completion, successful participants will receive a $5,000 financial award.  A select group will move on to receive business planning and become eligible to apply and be considered for Alfanar's 3-5-year long-term investment package of strategic funding, management support and data analytics.

Application deadline: 31 May 2022

Eligibility criteria:

We are looking for changemakers that are driven by impact and aspire to grow beyond their current settings. We want to work with social enterprises that are ambitious, creative and innovative but that also fulfil the below:

  • Improving the lives of deprived or vulnerable children, youth and women
  • Ambitious and entrepreneurial in spirit and drive
  • Aspiring to scale impact
  • Running or growing a self-generated revenue model that aims to achieve financial sustainability beyond grants and donations
  • Headed by a backable Chief Executive and strong management team
  • Looking for and open to management support, organisational strengthening and capacity-building to grow; prepared to attend seed cycle training, mentorship and coaching sessions over 4-6 months
  • Registered under the Palestinian Law (or intending to do so)

If you are a social enterprise that is ready and excited to engage in a transformative growth process and meet the eligibility criteria, please fill in the following application form and email it to [email protected] before or by the deadline.

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Application Form