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

  • Khurshid Ali khan says:

    Application for Grants

  • Rohan says:

    This is a good web site for volunteer organizations.

  • Binolin Phangchopi says:

    I am interested

  • Lena says:

    Applicants must be in Asia?

    • Priyanka says:

      Hi Lena,

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

      Good luck!

    • 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

      • 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!

  • 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?

    • 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!

  • 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.

  • Gani says:

    Is philippines within the coverage to apply

    • 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!

  • Isaac Owusu says:

    Hi, I am in ghana can I apply for.

    • 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!

  • eliso says:

    can Georgia apply for this grant?

  • Appolinaire says:

    Sorry, is possible to Benin to Apply?

    • 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!

  • Basima says:

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

  • 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?

    • 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!

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

    Am interest ed to apply help me how to sucsess

    • 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!

  • Dr. S P Konlan says:

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

    • 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!

  • mohammad says:

    Can I request from Iran?

    • 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!

  • David says:

    Can I apply as individual?

    • 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!

  • Dan says:

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

    • 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!

  • 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.

  • sahem altarawneh says:

    hi
    Is Jordan within the coverage to apply

    • 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!

  • 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

  • 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.

    • 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!

  • todanyatu Organization says:

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

  • Ilori Charles Olubowale says:

    I am Charles from not Nigeria, can I apply?

    • 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!

  • 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

    • 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!

  • 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?

    • 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!

  • Rose Nozipho Gidana says:

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

  • 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!

    • 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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