Applications can be made to the ESCF for support to develop plans to scale social service innovations that meet the criteria.
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Each criterion below is weighted. Applications will be shortlisted for consideration based on an overall minimum threshold score of 60% and the thresholds indicated below. Genio will be responsible for the initial shortlisting of applications that meet the eligibility criteria. Decisions regarding the allocation of grants will be made by the consortium of philanthropic organisations contributing to the ESCF. During the assessment process, the ESCF may revert to applicants for clarification purposes.
Preference will be given to innovations that have the most robust evidence of success and that aim to reach the most significant scale. Successful applicants will receive a planning grant of up to €100,000 along with capacity building support. A minimum of €600,000 will be allocated to support at least 6 plans. It is anticipated that the successful applicants will represent a range of social challenge and geographic areas.
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