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The Changing Ireland Accelerator is launching

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland are launching the Changing Ireland Accelerator. This is a 12-month accelerator aimed at social entrepreneurs who have a scalable solution that serves an underrepresented community in Ireland. You can find the application guide on our website. The Changing Ireland Accelerator will provide; access to a network of experienced mentors; tailored support to help social entrepreneurs tackle the challenges they face as they look to scale their impact; and direct funding of €60,000 to each successful applicant.

This programme is delivered in partnership with INCO and made possible with support from Find out about the eligibility criteria, the programme overview, and how to apply on the SEI website today. Applications are open from Tuesday the 21st of February, and close Tuesday the 14th of March.

The will be an information webinar regarding the programme, and how to apply, on Thurs, 2nd March at 12:00.

You can register for the webinar information event here.


The Changing Ireland Accelerator has a four-step application process;

  1. The application (open from Tuesday 21st of February 2023 – Tuesday 14th March 2023).

  2. When the application window closes, a review of applications will be carried out by the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland team and an external panel of reviewers from the SEI community to shortlist applicants for the next stage.

  3. Up to 20 applicants will be invited to a first round interview in Dublin with a panel of judges on the 12th and 13th April

  4. Up to nine applicants will be invited to a second interview, and submit further information, on the 9th May. Applicants will be selected by the end of May, and announced in June 2023

About Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is a not-for-profit organisation (Charity Reg Number No: 20065379), that is committed to accelerated social change through the power of people. Since its foundation in 2004, SEI has identified and supported more than 550 social entrepreneurs across the island of Ireland who are championing and driving solutions in areas such as mental health, homelessness, the environment, education, and unemployment.

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