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Apply for New EIBURS Research Grant “Building the Future of Inclusive Finance: the Role of Fintechs and Digitalisation”

The EIB Institute is launching a new EIBURS sponsorship on the following topic: “Building the future of inclusive finance: the role of Fintechs and digitalisation” Research proposals should contain a strategy to address the following elements: i) the disruptive potential of technological and financial innovation ii) the use of financial innovations (Fintechs) in the inclusive finance sector iii) evidence on the ...

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Social Innovation Tournament: 2 Weeks Left to Apply

The Social Innovation Tournament promotes the generation of innovative ideas that create social and environmental impact, covering projects in a wide range of fields – from education, healthcare and job creation, to new technologies, new systems and new processes. All projects compete for the General Category and Special Category 1st and 2nd Prizes of EUR 50 000 and EUR 20 000 respectively. ...

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Partner Microcredit Foundation Announces Call for Board of Directors Nominations

MFC Member, PARTNER Microcredit Foundation from Bosnia and Herzegovina announces the call for the selection and appointment of members of the Board of Directors. Partner MCF is a microcredit foundation established by international organization “Mercy Corps” seated in the USA, which started the business as the Department for Economic Development within „Mercy Corps“ in April 1997 when the first credits were issued. ...

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EaSI programme: EU launches EUR 1 million BDS Pilot to support financial and social inclusion of migrants and refugees

One of the key objectives of the EaSI programme is to stimulate the financial and social inclusion of borrowers wishing to set-up or develop their micro-enterprises and who may have limited or no access to the conventional credit market. To this end, under the EaSI Microfinance Guarantee, the offering of non-financial support in the form of business development services (“BDS”) as a complement to ...

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Call for proposals on transaction cost support in the area of social finance now open

  A call for proposals on transaction cost support in the area of social enterprise finance under the Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme is aimed at financial intermediaries that undertake long-term risk capital investments of less than EUR 500 000 in the form of equity, quasi-equity or hybrid financing to social enterprises in the EaSI participating countries. The grant ...

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Call for Proposals on the Integration of Third-Country Nationals in the European Union

The European Commission has published a call for proposals for € 16.2 million to support the Integration of third-country nationals in the European Union member states. This call is part of the activities foreseen in the Annual Work Programme 2018 for the Asylum Migration Integration Fund. The call has five priorities: – Priority 1: Local and regional networks for the ...

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Join MFC Coaching and Peer-mentoring Programme

Business coaching and the personal development and self help industry is considered to be one of the booming industries today Brendon Burchard Best selling author of New York Times Coaching is the universal language of change and learning CNN Are you HR manager, that seeks inspiration? Are your responsible for staff development and need examples of how others do that? ...

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Call for Entrepreneurs to the MFC-EMN Annual Conference 2018

In the framework of the MFC-EMN Annual Conference 2018, the Microfinance Centre (MFC) and the European Microfinance Network (EMN) are launching a call for entrepreneurs with experience in the use of online tools and digital solutions to develop their businesses. Selected candidates will be invited to participate and share their experience during one of the workshops included in the conference agenda with full coverage of ...

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Open call: Consultant for a study on microfinance digitalization in Europe

Microfinance Centre is looking for a short-term consultant for a study on microfinance digitalization in Europe. The objective of the study is to document interesting cases of digitalization in European microfinance in order to spread knowledge and understanding of the solutions that use modern technologies to improve the microfinance institutions’ (MFI) operations. The research will include the review of the ...

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Call for Proposals: evaluation of MFC’s partnership with the European Commission

The Microfinance Centre looks for a consultant to conduct the evaluation of its 2018-2021 Strategic Partnership Agreement Framework with the European Commission. Consultants are herewith invited to present their application for the external evaluation of the project “European level networks active in the promotion of access to finance (microfinance and social enterprise finance)” for the years 2018 – 2021. The ...

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