IMPALA Avenir Foundation

1) About

The IMPALA Avenir Foundation supports micro-projects of social entrepreneurs. They provide seed funding, mentor and accompany them in their first years of business. Their programmatic focus areas are: (1) micro-finance; (2) health, hygiene, and housing conditions; (3) education; and (4) entrepreneurship.

2) Thematic Interest

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Micro-finance
  • Education and training
  • Living conditions (incl. housing and hygiene)

3) Focus Countries

Outside France, they have no focus countries and provide support across the globe.

4) Application Procedure

Applications may be submitted via the Foundation's online portal (in French). Eligible for support are innovative projects/business ideas with a comprehensive business plan. Applicants may only be French non-profits. There are two calls per year: in spring and autumn. Seed funding for each project may range between €2,000 and €10,000 (for projects in France the funding may be up to €15,000).

5) Contact

IMPALA Avenir Foundation
7 rue de Monceau
75008 Paris
France

E: contact(a)impalaavenir.com