Do you know of a social enterprise in Lebanon addressing pressing societal or environmental challenges for youth, women and persons with disabilities?

Building on the success of Alfanar’s previous SEED Cycles, we are excited to announce the launch of Impact Together’s program 1st SEED Cycle, a unique opportunity designed to empower and support social enterprises in Lebanon.

Following a competitive application process, shortlisted social enterprises will be invited to pitch to a panel of judges. Up to five social enterprises will be selected to take part in a 6-month high-engagement management support and customized training program delivered by experts in the social enterprise ecosystem with an $11K grant.

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This program is implemented by Alfanar in partnership with Impact Europe and financed by the European Union.

 

Application deadline: 26 February 2024

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:

  • Running or growing a self-generated revenue model that aims to achieve financial sustainability beyond grants and donations
  • Headed by a backable Founder/CEO and strong management team
  • Driven to scale their social and environmental impact
  • Has a model that is focused on generating income and employment opportunities through the sales of a product and/or service
  • Legally registered for a minimum of a year in Lebanon
  • Motivated to receive transformative technical assistance and management support
  • Will be available for, and committed to, training, mentoring and coaching sessions
  • Addresses at least one of these Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 4 – Quality Education

SDG 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 10 – Reduced Inequalities

SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production

If your social enterprise is ready and meets the eligibility criteria and you are excited to engage in a transformative growth process, please follow the link below and submit it before EOD February 26th.

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