SocioConnect is an innovative initiative to mentor and support social entrepreneurs, and connect them with funding opportunities through corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs. The participants would required to submit their social entrepreneurship idea proposals, and the top ten proposals will get the opportunity to be mentored by the experts and get connected with corporates.
The program is for both for-profit (incubated by DST, GOI recognized Incubator) and not-for-profit social enterprises
Health & Sanitation, Poverty Reduction, Digital Connectivity, Women and Girl Empowerment, and Environment
The enterprise should be from (or have its major presence) in the U.S. Consulate General - Mumbai western India district, which includes the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Goa and Chhattisgarh
BVIC is an initiative by SOPAR - Bala Vikasa to support social enterprises and responsible business. BVIC is based out of Hyderabad and has supported enterprises in the domain of domains of agriculture, environment, education, gender sensitivity and safety.
The U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai is a branch of the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to India under the direction of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. The Consulate represents the United States in Western India, including the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Goa.
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a multi-campus public funded research university in Mumbai, India. TISS is Asia’s oldest institute for professional social work education and was founded in 1936 in then Bombay Presidency of British India as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.