Apply for Social Innovation Challenge 2019! A Chance to win up to 40,000 Euro

Deadline: 25 January 2019

Applicants are invited to apply for the Social Innovation Challenge 2019 to realise their idea against hunger and social injustice.

The Social Innovation Challenge is a collective effort of Civil Society Academy,Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub. Through the Challenge, the aim is developing ground-breaking innovations to tackle hunger and social injustice over the next 18 months. The process includes application of innovators on two specific challenges, a design thinking process, development of prototypes as well as piloting of the most promising solutions.

Challenge Areas

  • Challenge 1: How might we support rural women and their families to access public services that truly help them escape hunger and injustice?​
    • Solutions that…
      • Support vulnerable women improving their awareness, access and quality of services and help ensuring their rights at the local level
      • Improve the efficiency, effectiveness,and accountability of state services
      • Provide radical alternatives to current models of service delivery
  • Challenge 2: How might we support social activists and concerned citizens to become more powerful in combating hunger and injustice?
    • Solutions that…
      • Magnify the voice of concerned citizens, social activists and their constituency to influence state policies at all levels
      • Provide radical and effective alternatives to existing advocacy or campaign methods
      • Support the international community in developing and enforcing global standards related to hunger and injustice

Award Information

Applicants can receive up to Euro 40,000 to develop, refine and test their ideas in the field.

Criteria

  • Creative people that have a passion for Zero Hunger and Social Justice
  • Doers, that can take ideas forward
  • Visionaries with different skills and from different backgrounds – from smaller and larger Civil Society organisations, from Businesses and State actors
  • Innovators with great ideas relevant to the challenge in Africa and Asia

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.civilsocietyacademy.org/social-innovation

  • Avatar Khurshid Ali khan says:

    Application for Grants

  • Avatar Rohan says:

    This is a good web site for volunteer organizations.

  • Avatar Binolin Phangchopi says:

    I am interested

  • Avatar Lena says:

    Applicants must be in Asia?

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Lena,

      The Challenge is looking for the innovators with great ideas in Africa and Asia.

      Good luck!

    • Avatar Md Newaz Sharif says:

      Dear madam
      Warm getting SHEFARDO(Women’s and Child Development Organization) from Bangladesh. We have an innovative ideas regarding your project and I am very excited to submit the project proposal.

      Will you interested to work with us in Bangladesh. Please known me as soon as possible.

      Thanking you
      Md Newaz Sharif
      Project coordinator of SHEFARDO

      • Avatar Priyanka says:

        Hi Md Newaz Sharif,

        Thank you for your interest in the opportunity. You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

        Good luck!

  • Avatar turinayo Emmanuel says:

    Thank you so much much for the concern and support you give.
    But now child care foundation uganda is life cared in east Africa and really needs support .can we also apply?

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi turinayo Emmanuel,

      Yes, you can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

    • Avatar Nixon Kamugisha says:

      Kindly apply and check your luck man.

  • Avatar turinayo Emmanuel says:

    Thank you for the support you lender to the needy societies.
    Child Care foundation Uganda is located in east African country Uganda kisoro district.
    Is it possible for us to also get your innovation?
    I have read through and we really qualify for the support.
    http://www.Childcareug.org/kisoro is our website and we welcome support,comments and all ideas to build us.
    Thank you.

  • Avatar Gani says:

    Is philippines within the coverage to apply

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Gani,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      Philippines is eligible to apply, you can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Isaac Owusu says:

    Hi, I am in ghana can I apply for.

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Isaac Owusu,

      Ghana is eligible to apply, you can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar eliso says:

    can Georgia apply for this grant?

  • Avatar Appolinaire says:

    Sorry, is possible to Benin to Apply?

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Appolinaire,

      Benin is eligible to apply, you can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Basima says:

    Can I ask if the territory arias like Palestine are within the coverage ?

  • Avatar Theresa Mary Koroma says:

    Hi
    We have a Community Based Organization (CBO) and we work with rural women to promote gender equality, women’s right and women empowerment. So is Sierra Leone of West Africa eligible?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Theresa Mary Koroma,

      Yes, Sierra Leone is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar organization of rural assocition for progres(orap) says:

    Am interest ed to apply help me how to sucsess

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Dr. S P Konlan says:

    I am in Ghana public reasearch Institute do i qualify to apply for the grants?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Dr. S P Konlan,

      Yes, Ghana is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar mohammad says:

    Can I request from Iran?

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi mohammad,

      Iran is eligible to apply, you can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar David says:

    Can I apply as individual?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi David,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Dan says:

    I’m in kenya are eligable to apply for the innovation?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Dan,

      Yes, Kenya is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Wesley Roy says:

    We are fighting poverty in PAPUA NEW GUINEA using multidimensional approaches. Are we eligible to apply? Country eligibility was not mentioned above that’s why asking.

  • Avatar sahem altarawneh says:

    hi
    Is Jordan within the coverage to apply

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi sahem altarawneh,

      Jordan is eligible to apply, you can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Sivio Larry Zazeng says:

    Improve services that are already provided by other NGO groups and the government ., also to help them to learn live and try to sustain their lives with by being creative

  • Avatar Bwembya Evans says:

    Excellent idea, hunger/poverty has excluded most women and children from meaningful participation in social and public services in Zambia. I intend to develop a model that will create an interplay between Government and Rural based women interms of social inclusion so as to close the gap that still exists in my country Zambia.

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Bwembya Evans,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar todanyatu Organization says:

    women are the center of economy they have challenge of hunger in the world

  • Avatar Ilori Charles Olubowale says:

    I am Charles from not Nigeria, can I apply?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Ilori Charles Olubowale,

      Yes, Nigeria is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Michael Ariamba says:

    Dear Sir.
    We are registered NGO in south Sudan and working at community levels in south Sudan especially in the areas of improving the economic status of poor and marginalized south Sudanese women widows whose husbands have died in the civil war in south Sudan and working to challenge their rights that has been abused
    Please can we apply?
    Thanks
    Executive director
    Sudan self help Foundation. Juba, South Sudan

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Michael Ariamba,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar iyke2sha says:

    hi
    i want to believe Nigerians are not left out,
    and must it be an NGO, can’t clubs, or individuals, such as lecturers, students contribute?

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi iyke2sha,

      Yes, Nigeria is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Rose Nozipho Gidana says:

    FundsforNGOs it’s such an informative organizations that truly rescued the worldsociety human beings to survive with their families.

  • Avatar ESSAU MIKE MUNTHALI says:

    Hellow,
    Am Essau Mike Munthali from Malawi southern Africa.Am fully interested to take part and contribute to ending hunger in my country and world at large. How can I better take part so that my ideas could be held and assist the world to be food sufficient?
    Waiting keenly to positively contribute for the better.
    Thank you so much!

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi ESSAU MIKE MUNTHALI,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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