Opportunity for mentorship and development: UAE-based Consult and Coach for a Cause (C3) have opened applications for their social impact accelerator programme. If you are a social enterprise, operational for at least 2 years, based in the UAE, Kuwait, Oman or Egypt; and looking for mentorship, you can apply. 20 companies will be selected for sessions to improve investor readiness, followed by a week-long development programme with impact investors and social enterprise experts in February 2019. Deadline is October 15,2018. All details here.
Expo Live Innovation Impact Grant Programme: Expo 2020 Dubai aims to provide a global platform for innovative solutions with the potential to transform the lives of people around the world. In that context, Expo’s flagship Innovation Impact Grant Programme will award funds of up to US$100,000 to support the growth of social enterprises, startups and grassroots projects from around the world whose solutions generate social value. The Programme looks for projects that need support to reach their full potential. Funding levels will depend on the stage of maturity and scalability of the project and the extent of impact. Applications open in October 2018. For more information and to apply, visit link here.