Yes, applications are now open for Global Sports Week (GSW) Social Booster Program, a program delivered by Global Sports Week and powered by 17 Sport that identifies, promotes and supports impact-led sports projects from around the world.
It is open to non-profits and social businesses that use sport to address specific objectives identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Winners are selected based on the proven effectiveness and scalability potential of their projects.
They have the opportunity to pitch their project to prospective investors and key leaders of sports business and society during Global Sports Week. These projects then benefit from a 3-month acceleration program, providing strategic and structural support to their organisation and/or project.
8 projects led by non-profits and social businesses from around the world were selected for the GSW Social Booster 2021 program. The finalists have been chosen among over 45 candidate organisations from around the world based on the proof of concept and the scalability potential of their models, as well as their projects’ relevance to one or more of the following UN SDGs:
- Health (Goal 3)
- Quality Education for all (Goal 4)
- Gender Equality (Goal 5)
- Climate Action (Goal 13)
The deadline for submitting the applications is 3-Jan-22.