“Our Future” Foundation announces the start of accepting applications for participation in the Social Entrepreneur - 2019 project competition.
The winners will receive financial support in the form of interest-free loans from 2 to 40 million rubles with the possibility of deferred payments.
Entrepreneurs who implement projects that can solve pressing social problems and improve the life of society can take part in the competition. This may be the revival of old industries, employment for the elderly and disabled, the organization of kindergartens and medical centers, recycling, etc.
For 11 years of its existence, the foundation has supported 234 projects from different regions of the country for a total amount of over 600 million rubles.
Bids are accepted year-round. Winners are determined twice a year - in summer and autumn. Entrepreneurs who expect to receive support this summer should send their projects to the foundation before March 1.
Detailed information about the competition: http://konkurs.nb-fund.ru/
Reference: The Foundation for Regional Social Programs “Our Future” (http://nb-fund.ru) is the first organization that began to develop social entrepreneurship in Russia. The Foundation was founded in 2007 on the initiative of a major businessman Vagit Alekperov and over the years of its existence has become one of the few organizations in the world that provides comprehensive support to social business, from financial to consulting.