We also know that social entrepreneurs in Austin are developing innovative solutions to address these challenges -- solutions that could work alongside the City’s efforts and make our collective impact even stronger. That’s why the City's Office of Innovation is investing $15,000 each in up to six Austin Impact Hub 2019 Accelerator participants to further develop their solutions and create evidence around how they may work in a municipal context.
If you think your solution might align with the City’s strategic efforts -- specifically those pertaining to the Strategic Direction 2023 Economic Opportunity and Affordability outcome area -- we encourage you to apply. To do so, please answer the questions below.
Notes for applicants:- You must apply and be accepted to the 2019 Impact Hub Austin Accelerator to receive a Social Innovation Grant. The Impact Hub Austin Accelerator application is due May 20, 2019, and can be found at the link below.- You must submit your application for the Social Innovation Grant by 5:00pm on May 24, 2019.- We will consider your Impact Hub Austin Accelerator application responses, in addition to the answers provided below, when determining Social Innovation Grant Awards.- Social Innovation Grant awards will be announced on or shortly after June 10, 2019.
More about the Social Innovation Grant, including FAQs and evaluation criteria: http://bit.ly/2019sigCity of Austin Strategic Direction 2023: bit.ly/coasd23Impact Hub Austin Accelerator: bit.ly/ihaia