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Sprout Ideas Fellowship 2017 - Application Deadline

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OCAD University

49 McCaul Street

Toronto, ON M5T 1V7

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To attend the Fellowship, you must submit your application online at http://www.tigurl.org/fellow2017.

Are you interested in social entrepreneurship?

Are you looking for support as you grow your social enterprise?

Are you ready to take the next step towards launching your business?

The Sprout Ideas Fellowship is open to any youth aged 15-26 working on or starting a social venture. This program is offered free of cost thanks to the support of the Government of Ontario. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. While the final deadline to apply is July 4th, it is not guaranteed that space will still be available at that time.

Summer Intensive

Hosted at OCAD University's Inclusive Design Institute the 4-week Summer Intensive will provide you with workspace, equipment, and hands-on mentorship to plan the launch of your businesses.

  • Dates: July 24th to August 18th.

  • Hours: 10am - 4pm (the workspace is available from 9am - 5pm)

  • Flexible Schedule: A minimum of 3 weekdays must be attended per week including the following Mandatory Dates:

    • First week (July 24th - 28th)

    • Monday July 31st

    • Tuesday August 8th (The workspace will be closed on Monday August 7th).

    • Monday August 14th

    • Friday August 18th

  • Other Commitments: If you have concerns regarding attendance please contact us

Micro-Financing

Leading up to the Summer Intensive, as a Fellow, you will be supported to develop a proposal for how you would use a Micro-Financing grant of up to $2,000 to kick-start your social business idea.

Continued Support

During the 6-month Fellowship period, you will participate in an online community and bi-weekly events to support your business planning and development.

Sprout Ideas Showcase

Following the Fellowship period, we will bring together Fellows, mentors, industry and academic partners, and angel investors for a showcase event where you will present your business idea, progress made to date, and next steps.

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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Send us an email as socialinnovation@takingitglobal.org! :)

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