If you are a social entrepreneur seeking a funding opportunity, you can apply for the Citizen Entrepreneur Competition this year 2022. Interested applicants can apply before the deadline this September.

Sponsoring Agency: Business Info Hub 

Type of Fund: Competition

Deadline: September 15, 2022

Details:

What you should know:

The Entrepreneurship Campus is a foundation that empowers social entrepreneurs globally to create a culture of entrepreneurship, invites applicants to their Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition.

The Competition seeks participants with innovative ideas and projects with societal impact, focusing on one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Competition comprises two categories – the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship category and the Adult Citizen Category. Interested participants between 13 and 29 years can apply to the Youth Citizen category, and interested participants with 30 years and above can apply to the Adult Citizen Entrepreneurship category. All applications have to be made in English.

Applicants who pass the preliminary will be invited to provide more details about their idea/project in a second entry form. Ideas/projects that will pass the initial screening will be published on the competition website to be voted on, commencing on 1 June 2022.

Eligibility Criteria

Who can apply:

A social entrepreneur with an innovative idea/project that focuses on one or more of the 17 SDGs.

Benefits you must be aware about:

Interested participants will have the opportunity to take two voluntary free courses before applying to the Competition to help them develop a sustainable business model from their ideas. The two courses (Brain versus Capital and Sustainable Entrepreneurship Course) will aid participants in changing or upgrading their existing ideas or projects.

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