Call for Application! Local Changes: Ideas to Impact

CSO-SEED, a European Union funded project and co-funded and implemented by the British Council, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry ARMM is happy to announce the call for applications for Local Changes: Ideas to Impact, a Social Enterprise Ideation Camp from 5 – 11 November 2017. The Camp aims to bring together diverse individuals who would like to explore their creative side while offering a space to exchange, foster thinking and collaboration about groundbreaking social innovation through social enterprise. Ideas generated during the camp that best fit the criteria gets seed funding of Php 100,000 each and one-year mentoring support for implementation.

The Local Changes: Ideas to Impact call for is open to youth organisations, civil society organisations, cooperatives, community or people’s organisations and social enterprises seeking to deepen their social impact in a more sustainable manner through entrepreneurship. The fund will provide to organisations to help them improve their communities through a social business or enterprise.

This year, we are looking for changemakers from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and other Bangsamoro communities. Through this initiative, CSO-SEED hopes to encourage a special breed of entrepreneurs – changemakers and a new generation of leaders who can use social enterprise to create visions for a better, secure and more prosperous future.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

18 September 2017                Opening of Call for Applications

21 October 2017                     Application deadline

26 October 2017                     Announcement of participants

05 November 2017                 Camp starts

11 November 2017                 Camp ends

To apply to the CSO-SEED Social Enterprise Ideation Camp please log on to www.britishcouncil.ph. For further queries please call 555 3000 or email changemaker@britishcouncil.org.ph.

Other application centres:

  1. DTI-ARMM Office, ORG Compound, Don Rufino Alonzo Street, Cotabato City dtiarmm@gmail.com ; Tel: (064)520-0934
  1. The Moropreneur Inc, Secretariat Support, No.12, Nayon Sharief Street, Rosary Heights 3 Cotabato City, themoropreneur@gmail.com Tel: 064 557 1055

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