Green entrepreneurship bootcamp and Green innovation Lab
A project funded by the IKEA Foundation to inspire and support young people in Ethiopia to start and grow sustainable green businesses. The Green entrepreneurship Bootcamp aims to help 360 young people to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset, develop an interest in the green business sector, and generate ideas for starting a business. The green innovation lab aims to help 60 people to test their ideas and build viable enterprises that protect the planet and offer employment to others.
A one-year advisory program for social entrepreneurs in the Danish network, including the support of a consultant from Bain & Co, a special mid-year event and internship week where students work on a specific support need of a social entrepreneur.
Open the Circle Scaling Readiness
Open the Circle is a multi-sectoral coalition focusing on preventing poverty and social exclusion through local social entrepreneurs. With the Scaling Readiness program, which is part of the initiative, we supported two established social enterprises in order to unleash their potential to scale their social organizations.
Scaling readiness for education-focused social entrepreneurs
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.
Incubator program in Sweden
Reach for Change incubator program in Sweden aims to help social entrepreneurs further develop and build their organizations/businesses with the purpose of making life better for as many youths and children as possible. Typically the program works with ten entrepreneurs at a time offering capacity development, connections and publicity opportunities among many things.
Latvia & Finland
SocEntYouth - Social entrepreneurship for creating opportunities for young people in Finland and Latvia
The project is one of the first of its kind to focus on social entrepreneurship as a means of empowering young people. The aim of the project is to prepare and pilot a unique cross-border training program for disadvantaged youth that will inspire and support them to become social entrepreneurs. The target group of the project is disadvantaged young people under the age of 25 in Finland and Latvia, including NEETs, migrants, refugees, young people from rural areas and suburbs.
Strengthening the ecosystem's ability to measure and manage impact
In the project “Strengthening Impact Measurement within Civil Society Organisations”, Reach for Change works together with the independent civil society organizations: Civic Alliance Latvia (CAL), and Social Economy Ukraine (SEU) to strengthen the ecosystem's ability to measure and manage their impact. The project is funded by the Nordic Council and will be ongoing until February 2024.