One potential source of funding for green/climate, and and social entrepreneurs is through an award, competition or fellowship. These program vary and include cash prizes for one-time contests, seed funding for new ventures, and later-stage funding for existing organizations. Note that some of these program provide funding for non-profit ventures only.
The amount of funding provided by these programs vary. These programs also can provide a variety of other resources beneficial for entrepreneurs, including technical assistance and connection to a network of other entrepreneurs.
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Green, Climate, and Social Entrepreneurship Awards, Competitions and Fellowships: