Results of the ESCF Call
120 applications were received from 22 countries in the Call for proposals in 2020, describing innovations relevant to all 16 social challenge areas identified. These are drawn from the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Financial and non-financial support was offered to 7 selected organisations/consortia to develop plans to scale proven innovations across a range of challenge areas including employment, ageing, homelessness, mental health, migrants, digital inclusion, and ecological and social transition. Plans were developed for these innovations in a total of 16 countries, 7 of which are CEECs.
COUNTRIES FROM WHICH APPLICATIONS WERE RECEIVED
Country in which lead organisation is based
Number of applications
GEOGRAPHIC SPREAD OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
FOCUS AREAS OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
The applications received describe innovations relevant to all 16 social challenge areas identified in the Call. Many of the innovations are relevant to more than one social challenge area. The primary social challenges addressed by the applications are illustrated below.