Intelligence Services for Social Impact Investing

EU Programme

Financing type: ESF Action Grant Budget-Based


Main objective

The objective of the call is to promote the provision of enhanced data capabilities services, as well as impact management tools and practices to social purpose entities (such as –but not exclusively- social enterprises, social economy entities, social start-up, impact firms) to increase their social impact investment capacity.
A stronger, more transparent, and better functioning market for social impact investment is instrumental to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights by promoting investments in many of the areas covered by its principles, and especially the following: 3. Equal opportunities, 4. Active support to employment, 5. Secure and adaptable employment, 11. Childcare and support to children, 12. Social protection, 17. Inclusion of people with disabilities, 18. Long-term care, 19. Housing and assistance for the homeless, and 20. Access to essential services.


Who is eligible

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies) 
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:  
  • EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)) 
  • non-EU countries: listed EEA countries and countries associated to the ESF+ or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement.
Financing Type:
Funding Theme:
Education and Training
Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Target Geographies:
EU Member States
EEA countries