Deadline: September 30, 2018
Applications are open for the Sankalp Awards 2018 for Social Enterprises in India. The Sankalp Awards bring together, supports and honors promising emerging enterprises that offer cutting edge market based solutions to meet development challenges in India.
Rooted in an ethos to champion social change and transformation through the spirit of entrepreneurship, the Sankalp Awards is one of the most prestigious impact enterprise awards in India. Since 2009, Sankalp Awards has recognized more than 450 social enterprises, facilitated 500 + mentoring connections and raised more than USD $250 million equity investment.
Sankalp Awards is looking for impact driven and passionate social entrepreneurs. Focused on five key thematic areas, they are looking for enterprises providing sustainable and scalable solutions in these areas:
- Gender & Livelihood
- Financial Inclusion
- Health & WASH
- Opportunity to pitch your idea to an illustrious Grand Jury of Investors;
- Showcase your idea and enterprise at the Sankalp Global Summit;
- Establish one on one connects with investors;
- Connect with leading mainstream and impact-focused investment houses;
- Mentorship from and access to wide network of global partners, incubators, accelerators, industry experts;
- Get showcased and leverage visibility through a wide network of digital, print and electronic media;
- Fast track entry to national and international competitions and social programs;
- Training and access to leading business services, legal expertise, marketing and communications support.
- Open to emerging enterprises that offer cutting edge market based solutions to meet development challenges in India;
- Enterprises should be registered in India;
- Be driven to make social impact;
- Minimum one year in existence;
- Should be a for-profit enterprises and be revenue generating.
For more information, visit Sankalp Awards.