The Synergos Institute, based in New York City has launched a Social Innovators Program in the Middle East and North Africa and sends the following message:
Are you making a difference in your community?
We can help give you the tools and funding to do it better.
Synergos Social Innovators Program
We’re hoping to make a difference to your difference. The Synergos Social Innovators Program is a three-year program created to identify and support twenty creative individuals who are implementing successful social projects in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco or Palestine.If you are selected as a Social Innovator, you will receive a financial award of US$17,000 per year for two years. You will also receive training, mentoring and peer learning as well as connections to business, government, philanthropic and other civil society leaders across the world.
We are accepting applications through September 15, 2008.
Please visit www.synergos.org/socialinnovators/ for additional information, eligibility requirements and access to our application form, available in Arabic and English. Please email us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.