Financing social impact
Funding social innovation in Europe, mapping the way forward
Social innovation brings solutions to unmet social needs and to societal challenges better than existing alternatives. Even though everybody agrees it is needed in Europe, it still receives little funding compared to research and technological development. The report explores all funding opportunities available in Europe from public or private sources and also evidences that the trend is undoubtedly increasing as interest for social innovation rises all over Europe.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry (European Commission) - Now known as... Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (European Commission) Themes: Social sciences research , European Social Fund , Enterprise policy
- Subject: economic growth , entrepreneurship , innovation , report , social economy , social impact , social policy , type of business , working conditions