Do you want to innovate in the field of your excellence and try to design more effective product, service or model of cooperation which will bring new value to your work?
We know, that your daily activities and work overload doesn’t give you space to re-think your approach to the beneficiaries and problem/need you are solving in the community. It makes you feel somethimes like Sizif with stone.
In order to give you additional fuel for the important work you are doing as well as provide you with some new solutions for your community, we are encourageing you to apply for our social innovation development program.
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
- Quality process of social innovation development where we will take care of your idea from ideation to prototype phase;
- Exclusivity Exclusivity in applying with completely new solution design methodology you can use in different occasions and processes;
- Application of the cross-sector approach in your work as a way to build strong relations with your allies from other sectors and fields and make synergy in responding needs of your beneficiary;
- Better understanding of your beneficiary looking from different perspective
- 2 days training for prototype developemnt,
- Manual that further explains the process;
- Interesting and interactive work with a lot of fun;
WHO CAN APPLY?
The call is open to all civil society organizations from grass-roots to think thanks, small, medium, big CSOs. Only criteria is that organization nominates the problem on which they want to work, as well as to express strong motivation to fully commit to the process.
All entities that fulfill 3 following elements are more than welcome to apply:
|CROSS-SECTOR APPROACH||INNOVATIONS||COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION|
|Civil society organizations which are ready to apply cross-sector approach in design of the innovative solutions working in cross-sector teams:
Why cross-sector teams?
You have to go out from your ordinary way of thinking you are used to in your work;
You need people who will in one hand challenge your usual thinking, but also in other hand bring some additional expertise you may need in order to solve the problem;
Maybe you need your beneficiary to be part of the team which will create solution;
We want to include new people in reconciliation field and present that reconciliation could happened everywhere and that all of us is responsible for that and can contribute to it;
|CSOs are ready to innovate in field of their excellence by developing prototypes of services, products or models.
This program is not recommended to the organizations which only aim to learn about the process, since we want to have innovative prototypes at the end of the process which will be tested in the future.
|This element is all about reconciliation and peace building, but we called it differently in order to motivate you to read further, because for us reconciliation happens at all levels of society and it could be achieved through different inclusive cooperation programs.
It is the task of each CSO working in any community, but particularly in divided communities.
If you are ready to contribute to community transformation/reconciliation designing exciting innovative products, services and models with other sectors/experts you are the right one for this venture!
HOW TO APPLY AND WHAT IS THE SELECTION PROCESS?
STEP 1 – describe the problem and tell us few words about your motivation as an organization to participate in the process by using the application form.
Where to send fulfilled template? firstname.lastname@example.org
STEP 2 – selection of the 4 organizations and signing the contract of the participation; unfortunately we are able to provide this service only to 4 organizations and in this manner we encourage you to prepare strong motivation statement.
STEP 3 – START IT (UP)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 12 April, 2019
Date of the process start: 16 April, 2019
Training Dates: 6-8 May, 2019
We wish you luck with application process and see you in the LAB!
Zana Cana & Hana Ilazi.