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VentureForGood awards up to $300,000 for seed grants, targeted at new or existing social enterprises addressing a social gap or need by addressing one or more of the following outcome areas:

The raiSE Grant is open to all new and existing locally based social enterprises that are registered/ intend to register under the Companies Act or Co-operative Societies Act. For applicants who have not incorporated their business at point of application and are in the process of prototyping, a partnership with a relevant Voluntary Welfare Organisation (VWO) and/or validations with intended beneficiary groups should be illustrated.

The company should be incorporated and be registered as a raiSE member at the point of signing the funding agreement.

Who do we consider as beneficiaries?

We consider beneficiaries as people or communities who are facing problems, or susceptible and at risk of facing problems that will affect their social and economic well-being. Generally, this occurs when there is deprivation in at least one of the following areas:

Some examples of groups that have relatively higher percentage of people who are in need or at risk of being in need includes:

*Note: People with special needs will come under people with disabilities.

What do we look for in applications?

Applications must show that the social enterprise has:

To apply, please click here.

Deadline: March 2, 2018