LSE 100x Impact Accelerator (£50m) 2023 for African Social Enterprises. Apply below.
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When is Application Deadline?
10th March 2023
Tell Me About Award:
100x Impact Accelerator forms a new ecosystem of finance, talent, and access that enables scale-up social enterprises and non-profits to significantly grow their impact. Impact areas for applications include climate and environment, health and social care, education, refugees, and democracy.
Based at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 100x aims to nurture high-potential social enterprises, enabling them to achieve positive impact on the scale of billions.
Who is Eligible?
The accelerator is looking for scale-up impact organisations that have a proven model, so it can help deliver their next big leap of growth.
Places will be offered to organisations across eight sectors which closely reflect LSE’s research priorities. These are: climate and environment; health and social care; refugees and cohesion; equitable economies; happiness and wellbeing; democracy; education; and new frontiers.
How many Awards?
What is Value of Award?
Each social enterprise selected for 100x Impact Accelerator will:
- receive a £150,000 grant
- access to LSE’s world-class expertise,
- plus a 12-week programme of bespoke support from experts and social unicorn founders
The programme includes two weeks of in-person sessions at LSE in London, virtual meetings with experts, and an annual Summit Day, where all participants will present to philanthropists, investors, governments, and media. All expenses for ventures taking part in 100x will be covered.
100x Impact Accelerator will support two cohorts of ten social enterprises every year, with 70% of these coming from emerging markets.
How to Apply?
This call is open to all social enterprises around the world. You can apply here. The deadline for application is Friday, March 10, 2023.