DelFin Project

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DelFin

Promotion of Social Entrepreneurship in Rural regions

 

European rural regions are facing several societal challanges, social innovation becomes more important for developing solutions that are sustainable. There is a clear need to adapt business support  infrastructures and measures offered by regional or local authorities to the special needs of social enterprises. Therefore DelFin aims to develop financial ecosystems for the promotion of Social Entrepreneurship in rural regions.

Throughout the project eight partners from four central European countries join their forces to improve social entrepreneurship in rural regions:

Germany:

  • Development Bank of Saxony-Anhalt
  • Merseburg Innovation and Technology Center

Italy:

  • Giacomo Brodolini Foundation
  • Finpiemonte

Croatia:

  • Town of Duga Resa
  • Brodoto

Hungary:

  • Hajdú-Bihar County Government
  • IFKA Public Benefit Non-profit Limited Company for the Development of the Industry

 

Based on the cooperation of the partners above the following outputs are expected by the end of the project:

TOOLS

The partners will develop a toolbox for the promotion of social entrepreneurship with focus on business support structures (e.g. accelerators or incubators) and financing/funding of social enterprises and entrepreneurs.

PILOT ACTIONS

The partners implement 4 pilot projects in Germany (Saalekreis), Hungary (Hajdú-Bihar county), Croatia (Duga Resa) and Italy (rural areas in Piedmont) to test the selected tools out of the toolbox for the promotion of social entrepreneurship which will be combined in a pilot program.

TRAININGS

Partners implement 8 capacity building seminars in their regions to improve the capacity of the target groups for the promotion of social entrepreneurship.

STRATEGIES AND ACTION PLANS

Based ont he problem analysis, the partners will compete joint transnational strategy for the promotion of social enrepreneurship in rural disadvantaged regions to define visions and set objectives and priorities involving relevant stakeholders from different policy levels. This strategy forms the common guiding framework to improve the financial ecosystem and implement concrete activities in the action plan.

The programme running from April 1. 2019. to March 30. 2021. is funded by the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme and the Hungarian Government and supported by the European Regional Development Fund that encourages cooperation on shared challenges in cenral Europe. The grand awarded is about 1.9 million euro.

Downloadable documents:

Newsletter - September 2019

Newsletter - December 2019

FAST FORWARD EUROPE- FFWD EUROPE
FFWD Fast Forward Europe is an initiative supported under the INTERREG EUROPE Programme that is designed to ensure competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (abbreviated as SMEs).
Kálmán Edina
professional leader
Tel: +3613122213
Email: kalman@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:December 31, 2020
Participant:Small and medium-sized enterprises
Type:International
RaiSE
Enhancing social enterprises competitiveness through improved business support policies
Barkó Boglárka
international project manager
Tel: +3613122213
Email: barko@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:June 30, 2021
Participant:Improved access of enterprises, including social enterprises working for society
Type:International
SOCIAL SEEDS
Exploiting Potentials of Social Enterprises through Standardized European Evaluation and Development System
Barkó Boglárka
international project manager
Tel: +3613122213
Email: barko@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:December 31, 2021
Participant:Social enterprises
Type:International
REBORN Embracing failure to encourage entrepreneurship and competitiveness
REBORN is a 48-month initiative supported under the INTERREG EUROPE Programme.
Mike Nagorkin
project manager
Tel: +3613122213
Email: nagorkin@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:December 31, 2020
Participant:Small and medium-sized enterprises
Type:International
Social(i)Makers
Growing a Transnational Smart Community of Social Innovators for the Inclusive Development of Central Europe Social innovation initiatives can create products, services and models that answer to structural transformations of civic communities – but they ...
Barkó Boglárka
international project manager
Tel: +3613122213
Email: barko@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:July 31, 2020
Participant:Social enterprises
Type:International
DanubeChance2.0
Embracing failure to facilitate second-chance entrepreneurship in the Danube region Business entry and exit are natural processes that are inherent to European economic life. In fact, 50% of enterprises do not survive the first 5 years of their life, ...
Mike Nagorkin
project manager
Tel: +3613122213
Email: nagorkin@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:June 30, 2021
Participant:Small and Medium-sized enterprised
Type:International
Finance4SocialChange
Leveraging Finance 4 positive Social Change Social entrepreneurship (SE) has become increasingly relevant in today’s economic setting as social changes have mounted,(World Economic Forum, 2017) while at the same time, public funds in many countries are ...
Mészáros Anna
projektmenedzser
Tel: +3613122213
Email: meszaros.anna@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:June 30, 2021
Participant:Small and Medium-sized enterprised
Type:International
SENSES
Strengthening Social Entrepreneurial Landscape through involving socially responsible corporate Practices in EntrepreNeurial CompetenceS and Skills enhancement in the DANUBE region Social enterprises (SEs) are important drivers for inclusive growth and ...
Barkó Boglárka
international project manager
Tel: +3613122213
Email: barko@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:June 30, 2019
Participant:Social enterprises (SEs)
Type:International
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneuship is a Woman
Innovatív munkaerőpiaci eszközök a tartós munkanélküliség által fenyegetett csoportok integrációjában A PROJEKT CÉLJA: A projekt fő célja a hátrányos helyzetű, tartós munkanélküliség által fenyegetett csoportok munkaerőpiaci integrációja innovatív munkaerőpiaci ...
Szenttamási Tamás
projektmenedzser
Tel: +3613122213
Email: szenttamasi.tamas@ifka.hu
Date of Project End:February 28, 2022
Participant:Young and Host Entrepreneurs of the SME sector, regardless of their industries
Type:International
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneuship is a Woman
coming soon...
Date of Project End:
Participant:Young and Host Entrepreneurs of the SME sector, regardless of their industries
Type:International
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