PARIS (December, 2022) Social Tides, the program powered by INCO and supported by Google.org, announces the open call for applications for the second cohort of “Grow”. The acceleration program is for existing social entrepreneurs and enterprises that aspire to reach the next stage of their startup’s journey.
To support the growth of the European social economy, this program will tap into the innovation potential of the region. The 8-month program will provide participants with:
- Intensive training led by industry experts
- Funding of up to 100.000 euros, for participants who complete the training
- Networking opportunities with the wider European social impact ecosystem
- Mentorship opportunities from key European social entrepreneurs
Access to funding, skills and networks remains a barrier for these entrepreneurs. For this program, the goal is simple: provide the fundamental and growth components to support those working to achieve positive impact in communities across Europe.
The deadline to submit applications is 11:59pm (CET) on February 3, 2023. Grant recipients will be announced in mid . For more information on Social Tides, including applications details please visit https://www.socialtides.eu/
Present in over 50 countries globally, INCO is building a new economy that is green, inclusive and resilient. Since our founding, we have invested in and continue to support innovative businesses shaping the economy of tomorrow in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, to ensure a better future today and for all.
We believe bottom-up initiatives work best. Innovative responses often come from those closest to the problem, those who live it day in and day out. These are the actionable, on-the-ground innovations which accelerate change.
Google.org, Google’s philanthropy, supports nonprofits that address humanitarian issues and apply scalable, data-driven innovation to solving the world’s biggest challenges. We accelerate their progress by connecting them with a unique blend of support that includes funding, products, and technical expertise from Google volunteers. We engage with these believers-turned-doers who make a significant impact on the communities they represent, and whose work has the potential to produce meaningful change. We want a world that works for everyone—and we believe technology and innovation can move the needle.