What is the Social Innovation Challenge?

In support of the World Vision Venture Fund, the Social Innovation Challenge is an entrepreneurship competition for those looking to make a social impact on a global scale by creating market-based solutions to some of the world’s most difficult development challenges. Unlike any other pitch competition, The Social Innovation Challenge is an iterative process whereby entrepreneurs and community members abroad collaborate on the solutions in order to create a bigger impact.

Opportunity for Innovators

The Social Innovation Challenge provides innovators with an opportunity to develop their business ideas over the course of one-year through ideation support, technical advisory services, and the expertise of World Vision Canada to market test their solutions.

Application Criteria The Challenge is open to any entrepreneur at the idea stage of business development.
Submission Period The challenge opens on November 1st, 2018 at which time the application process and resources will be available.
Online Portal Updates, resources, and the submission portal will be accessible online on the Challenge website.
Pitch Date The pitch competition will take place in Spring 2019.
Prize Money $25,000 (CAD)