Growth Fund for social entrepreneurs is open for applications

Growth Fund for social entrepreneurs is open for applications
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Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s Growth Fund seeks to support social innovations to achieve widespread impact, significant scale and transformative change in Ireland.

Applications to the Growth Fund are open to existing Social Innovation Fund Ireland Awardees.

Successful applicants will partner with the Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s Business Development Team to secure private funds for an agreed growth capital fundraising target. If this is achieved, Social Innovation Fund Ireland will then provide an uplift on the capital secured, non-financial supports budget, and assign a dedicated team to support the organisation to achieve targets for scale and impact.

To be eligible to apply for the Growth Fund your organisation must:

  • Have graduated from a Social Innovation Fund Ireland Accelerator programme or completed 1 year of a Social Innovation Fund Ireland Gamechanger programme
  • Have received a single Social Innovation Fund Ireland cash grant investment of at least €50,000 or have received any Social Innovation Fund Ireland cash grant investment with follow-on funding of at least €50,000
  • Aim to secure funding of at least €150,000 per annum for 3 years.