Undertake The Journey: Discover the heart of your project
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We invite you to participate in a learning trip and the possibility of financing your project with up to 25 million pesos!
The call "Undertake The Journey: Discover the heart of your project" is aimed at promoting projects whose target population is children and young people (up to 29 years old) in contexts of vulnerability in the Chilean territory.
We look for teams or organizations with projects or incipient and innovative initiatives at an early stage with potential for consolidation. These projects must have between 6 and 36 months of development, and having performed intervention tests.
The projects submitted must frame their proposal in one of the following thematic areas:
Foundations, corporations and non-profit functional organizations throughout Chile, with current legal personality.
Organizations that do not have legal personality, may present their projects to the eaves of another organization that meets the characteristics of the organizations mentioned above.
20 selected organizations will live 5 days of training together with the Colunga Foundation, where they will receive tools of social innovation to enhance their initiatives. This pre-consolidation day will be held on November 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2017 [The days of the Pre-consolidation days are modified to 1-2 and 13-14-15 of December 2017] . Then organizations can improve their projects and have the possibility to access a maximum of 25 million pesos in financing. Those who are awarded the financing will go to the Consolidation stage, which seeks to strengthen and support the teams in the development of their projects.
Applications will be received until 23:59 hours of Santiago de Chile the day October 13, 2017 [Deadline extended until October 18, 2017]
Team: The organization must present a team with experience, technical knowledge, and management skills to meet the objectives proposed in your project.
Social Innovation: The generation of value for society through the incorporation of improvements or new ways of doing things to satisfy a social need better than existing solutions, producing a favorable change in the social system, a scalable and sustainable impact, which promote and strengthen the participation of the community itself.
Social Inclusion: Expand access to the structure of opportunities, considering that this is achieved through the improvement of the quality of services.
Incorporation of second generation approaches: Priority will be given to initiatives including gender perspective, rights and participation approaches, in the design and implementation of their initiatives
Potential impact: The proposal must clearly state the ways to achieve the expected impact of your project.
Relevance of the proposed solution in relation to the identified problem:The proposal presented must be able to identify faults in the system where it acts, and from that vision incorporate improvements or new ways of doing things. The proposal clearly explains, with consistency and through evidence (conceptual, empirical) the relationship between the problem and the proposed innovation solution.
The innovative Fund of Colunga Foundation aims to expand and improve the quality of innovative social projects at an early stage, promoting innovation processes and consolidation of teams and proposals for social change.
Known here the 2016 version of Emprende El Viaje.
September 7, 2017
Receipt of applications
Until October 18, 2017
Pre-selection of initiatives
November 17, 2017
1-2 and 13-15 December, 2017
Reformulation of projects
December 26, 2017
Selection of Investment Table
January 5, 2018
Investment table and election of winners
January 12, 2018
Winning organizations notification
January 15, 2018
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