6 fresh Opportunities for social entrepreneurs with up to one million US dollars
Are you solving real social problems in your community with the hope of making some money while doing that? Consider these opportunities that can help boost your brand, take a look at the website of each opportunity to keep tabs on when these opportunities are open …
Fully funded fellowships, up to $90,000 USD
The Echoing Green Global Fellowship is for smart leaders who are deeply connected to the needs and potential solutions that may work best for their communities. Any emerging social entrepreneur from any part of the world working to disrupt the status quo may apply.
Click here for more details http://echoinggreen.org/fellowship/
The Global Good Fund invests in high potential young leaders tackling the world’s greatest social issues through entrepreneurship. The leaders taken through a 15-month Fellowship experience. They support the leadership development of Fellows in their natural work environments.
Click here for more details http://www.globalgoodfund.org/apply/
The Akili Dada Fellowship offers young African women the opportunity to design and implement solutions to the challenges faced by their communities. It is a one-year fellowships are awarded to young women leaders between the ages of 18-35 who are driving transformative change in their communities and are looking to grow their projects to scale and sustainability.
Click here for more details http://www.akilidada.org/fellowship
Awards, Prize money and grants, up to $1,000,000 USD
The Global Social Venture Competition is the world’s preeminent social venture competition providing aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prize money to transform their business ideas into positive real-world impact.
Click here for more details http://gsvc.org/
The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship, by the Skill Foundation, each year selects social entrepreneurs whose proven innovations have demonstrated impact on some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Click here for more details
The Hult Prize for Social Enterprise ( to solve the world’s toughest challenges). The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.
Click here for more details http://www.hultprize.org/