RISE competition for young people with ideas for society extended until November 6!
The competition for the Regional Incubator for Social Entrepreneurship (RISE), a program that provides support to young people to develop a business that will bring social change, has been extended until November 6, announced the organization Smart Collective, which implements this program in Serbia. Young people aged 18 to 35 from Serbia and five other countries of the Western Balkans can apply for the competition, and six teams from each country will be accepted to develop entrepreneurial skills during the program, after which two teams from each country will receive financial support for establishing their own social enterprise. This is the third cycle of the RISE program, more than 250 entrepreneurs have gone through so far to develop more than 90 social ideas, while 24 projects have also received financial support, including Driving to Independence, Woman on the Way and Mountain Ways from Serbia.
Applications for the program are open until November 6 at 11:59 pm, by filling out the form. More information about the RISE program, what awaits the teams on the RISE trip and the criteria for participation is available here.