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Social enterprises will be supported: last call for youth business

Enrollment for the program "18:35. Social Edition". Ukrainian youth social enterprises will be supported within the project.

The GURT Resource Center informs about the competition.

Social entrepreneurs can win a grant / Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

Who is this grant for

  • For those entrepreneurs who seek to build a sustainable Ukrainian economy and business.

  • For those who have a small or medium-sized business in any region of Ukraine (except the war zone).

  • At least 50% of the founders of your business are under the age of 35 (inclusive) and/or at least 50% of the company's management (or key personnel) are under the age of 35 (inclusive).

  • Business is social.

  • The business has been operating for at least a year.

Application Deadline: You must apply by August 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. via the link.

What participants will receive

  • expertise in order to develop an individual plan for business recovery and adaptation to new conditions;

  • grant (financial) support;

  • the opportunity to become part of a community of like-minded people.

How to find out if your business is a social enterprise:

  1. Social enterprises donate at least 20% of their profits to social causes.

  2. An enterprise is also social, where at least 50% of employees are representatives of vulnerable categories of the population.

  3. Soc. enterprises engage in social innovation: they create new services in the social, educational, medical and environmental spheres. They can also produce goods that solve social problems, etc.

Enterprises that use 1, 2 or all 3 criteria in their work can apply for a grant.


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