Social Innovation Funding Competitions

Competition Status: Awarded

Launched on October 24, 2021, the prize awarded $1,000, mentorship, and community to an innovative product that solves a social challenge.

We launched a competition complete with two rounds of deliverables, presentations, and judging. The competition was open to anyone and everyone who had an idea of an innovative product that aimed to solve a social issue.

Announced during a live event on November 22, 2021, the competition winner was EcoAct Tanzania ($1,000 prize). Finalists were also eligible to post their first job for free on Impactionable’s Social Impact Job Portal, advertise a project to our community, host a Video Session to the community, and exclusive discounts for Slidebean’s presentation tools.

 

Finalists

  • EcoAct Tanzania: EcoAct Tanzania, is a social enterprise established to address the challenges of post consumer plastic pollution, waste management, deforestation, and climate change.
  • ReActHQ Africa: ReactHQ is passionate about empowering tech talents to build excellent products and reinvent work in Africa and beyond.
  • iDixcover: iDixcover is a workforce development Social Enterprise empowering African youths through technology and vocational education, and provision of free and direct access to mentors, local and global career opportunities.
  • Vegan Africa Fund: Vegan AF supports the plant-based future of Africa. They grow the pan-African vegan network and enable vegan ventures to scale and meet the globally growing demand for vegan products and a sustainably sourced future.
  • Vital Carbon: Vital Carbons offers a tailor-made service model that can offset the existing unsustainable waste management infrastructure by introducing technologically superior tools.

 

Contact Us

We are committed to helping aspiring social entrepreneurs find additional support in building their socially-driven ideas. We continue to seek funding for all future Competitions. Donors interested in learning more about funding future Competitions may contact Bora Laci, Project Manager at Impactionable.

Region(s):

Global

Subject Area:

Innovations in the social impact space

Sponsors

Partners

UN Sustainable Development Goal:

Open

Winner

Judges

  • Mary Cate Loper, Loper Group
  • Mason Cook, Irontek
  • Katie Bevilacqua, Firefly Partners
  • Tanisha Deleon, gener8tor
  • Jose Cayasso, Slidebean