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EVPA and SILab Ukraine has launched a project focused on the development of social entrepreneurship and social investment in Ukraine

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), a leading organization in the field of venture philanthropy and social investment in Europe, has launched the Collaborate for Impact project. It aims to support and develop social entrepreneurship ecosystems in seven Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. The main partner of the project in Ukraine is SILab Ukraine.
In Ukraine, social investment development will be implemented under the brand of Ukrainian Social Venture Fund, which was founded by four organizations: SILab Ukraine, Western NIS Enterprise Fund, School of ME, Kinderhilfswerk ChildFund Deutschland.

Under the project, the fund will provide financial support in the amount of € 300,000, which will be aimed at launching, developing and scaling up Ukrainian social enterprises, the business models of which are based on achieving social and environmental change. Separate attention of the project will be paid to increasing the impact investors number in Ukraine.