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    Wednesday, March 06, 2019

    Kering Foundation Awards

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    As of today applications are open to the next edition of the Kering Foundation Awards, which recognise and support the innovative ideas of social entrepreneurs commited to tackling violence against women. In partnership with MakeSense, the Kering Foundation Awards enable winners to scale up their ambitious social business models via both financial support and a 6-month acceleration programme.


    A shortlist of finalists will each receive a €5,000 grant, whilst the winners of the Kering Foundation Awards each receiving €10,000 grant. In addition, the winners will benefit from a 6-month mentoring programme during which the MakeSense incubators network and experts from within the Kering Group will support the development of their technical skills and network.


    Any social entrepreneur specialising in combatting violence against women, and located in one of the following countries is eligible to apply: UK, France, Italy, Mexico or the US. All applications must be submitted, via this online form, by midnight on September 30 2017. Applicants will be contacted by the end of October 2017, with more information on the selection process, with the winners of the Kering Foundation Awards announced in early 2018.