We unleash the power of local social entrepreneurs for children and youth.
We choose change
Change can be scary and uncomfortable, but it can also be incredibly rewarding and lead to positive growth and progress. We choose change because we believe it will help us to build a better and more sustainable world for ourselves and future generations. It requires courage and a willingness to step outside our comfort zones, but the potential rewards are great. By embracing change, we can become more adaptable, resilient, and empowered to create social impact in the world around us.Learn more
People behind change
Unlock the potential of social entrepreneurs
The world is full of remarkable people who carry brilliant solutions to social problems. We empower these people to create a world where all children and youth reach their full potential.Learn more
Since 2010, we have been empowering local social entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions that improve the lives of children and youth. We aim to tenfold our impact by 2030 and thus minimize inequality, poverty and climate effects around the world.
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An incubator program and systematic advocacy initiatives to improve mental wellbeing for emerging adults, Nordics
We empower scalable and impactful solutions in mental wellbeing for emerging adults. Next in Mind is co-founded by Reach for Change, The Inner Foundation, and the Tim Bergling Foundation as a response to the rising mental health challenges of emerging adults in the Nordics.
WITH The Inner Foundation, the Tim Bergling Foundation
Scaling Readiness program for impact entrepreneurs in Central and Eastern Europe
Future Forward is a collaborative effort led by Reach for Change and Social Impact Award, is providing capacity building and scaling support to impact entrepreneurs across Central and Eastern Europe, while at the same time mainstreaming the topic amongst young people.
WITH Social Impact Award
Partnering for Change event series
Partnering for Change started as an initiative in 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden to gather doers and thinkers from different sectors to discuss and share insights and inspiration about how to work together to solve pressing social issues. Since then we have arranged Partnering for Change events in several of our markets and in different formats.
Scaling readiness for education-focused social entrepreneurs, Ghana
A capacity development project for social entrepreneurs focused on improving educational outcomes for children and youth. The project will help the social entrepreneurs to improve and gather further evidence on the effectiveness of their solutions and to prepare to scale their interventions.
WITH The Jacobs Foundation
Meet the people behind the change.
Susan Dahlbeck, Sweden
Healthy Women offers training and social gatherings to improve the physical and mental health of young women in the suburbs.
Daniel Achamyelew & Yemisrach Sisay, Ethiopia
Duna Energy solves energy poverty with a stove generating electricity from cooking heat.
Hamere Mulugeta, Ethiopia
Nu Chika Enabuka is a centre, where children develop their talents in various creative and artistic works and plant vegetables that are enough to feed the whole family at home.
Silvena Hristova & Krasimir Lambov, Bulgaria
Life with Down Syndrome changes society’s view on children with Down Syndrome through strengthened family bonds.
What happens at Reach for Change around the world.
Reach for Change, The Inner Foundation, and the Tim Bergling Foundation are launching a collaborative initiative aimed at supporting improved mental health for emerging adults in the Nordics.
This initiative, known as "Next in Mind", is launched on World Mental Health Day and will provide support to social entrepreneurs currently offering innovative solutions for the target group of emerging adults (aged 18-29) across Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. Social entrepreneurs will receive both funding and business development coaching with the aim of increasing their reach and impact.
Your idea - our support. Looking for new social entrepreneurs to join our Incubator in Sweden
Our Incubator program in Sweden is open for applications. Social entrepreneurs with ideas that make a difference for children and young people can apply until September 30th. The national outdoor campaign is shown on Clear Channel's digital screens across the country.
Social entrepreneurship in Ukraine: driving social impact in the face of a conflict
Petro Darmoris, Director at Social Economy Ukraine and Board Member of Social Economy Europe, reflects on the state of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Ukraine today, on the role of social entrepreneurship after the Russian invasion and on staying hopeful and driving social impact in the face of a war.
Scaling ed-tech solutions in Ghana
Despite significant progress in recent decades, the Ghanaian educational system continues to face several challenges. In our Scaling Readiness program, done in partnership with the Jacobs Foundation, we're equipping 10 outstanding edupreneurs with the resources and skills to strengthen and scale the impact of their ed-tech solutions.