Description & Goal

The Izmirlian Foundation / Impact Hub Yerevan fellowship program will support social entrepreneurs and/or social enterprises who are interested in developing a project or enterprise, in one or more of the subject areas listed below under “eligibility”, which aims to tackle a social problem. The goal of the fellowship is to support the work of social entrepreneurs in Armenia by offering Impact Hub’s unique ecosystem, which includes workspace infrastructure, entrepreneurial support, a collaborative community, and educational programs & events. The fellowship aims to inspire, connect, and enable social entrepreneurs to address social issues and to do their best work in a supportive, inspiring environment which includes over 120 of Armenia’s best and brightest social entrepreneurs with over 50 organizations, enterprises, and initiatives represented.

Timeline

Length of the fellowship will be 6 months and will be offered twice a year:
  • Fall – Winter (Application due August 15)
  • Spring – Summer (Application due March 15)

Eligible

  • Agriculture and/or rural development
  • Trade facilitation
  • Service sectors such as ICT (Information & communication technologies), arts & culture, banking & finance, etc.
  • Tourism
  • Environmental protection, Water and/or Waste Management
  • Diaspora mobilization and engagement


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