Pitches

Selected for grant

The following Pitches, made to Closed Challenges in this Place, have been selected to receive a €30k grant and six months of mentoring to develop their project further.

Change Please

Last edited on 21/12/2017

Change Please CIC

for Breaking the cycle of homelessness

Change Please is launching a new cafe which will help people to lift themselves out of homelessness through providing employment and training as Baristas. "If we can just get a small proportion of coffee drinkers to simply change where they buy their coffee, we could really change the world."


Submitted pitches

Entrepreneurs and social innovators recently submitted the following Pitches for these Challenges

Challenge: Breaking the cycle of homelessness

Wandering cafe VeloBloud

Last edited on 16/12/2017

Wandering cafe VeloBloud

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

The wandering café VeloBloud is a stylish café on a tricycle offering quality coffee in the spitit of last-century icecream bikers---where the emloyees are, however, homeless.

Collaboratively Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

Last edited on 21/12/2017

Kuorum

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

We will apply collaborative policy making strategies to help the Mayor's Office and the Homelessness Action Network to continuously improve their 10-year homelessness reduction and prevention strategy.

Intergenerational Lab for Innovation

Last edited on 21/12/2017

mYmO

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

iLABi is a temporary unit of knowledge and innovation methodologies at the service of citizens and communities

Entrepreneur

Last edited on 21/12/2017

Foodinate

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

Foodinate is an award-winning social enterprise, teaming-up with restaurants to create a sustainable impact upon food poverty in local areas. It is a simple "meal-for-meal" model: for every "Foodinate" branded meal enjoyed in a restaurant, we provide a meal for a local person in need. Having been in operation for just one year, we have generated over 10,000 meals for homeless people in Manchester.

SHADES TOURS Manchester

Last edited on 21/12/2017

SHADES TOURS

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

SHADES TOURS found a way to break through the vicious cycle of homelessness by creating jobs specially designed for homeless people in Vienna. Homeless people are trained to provide alternative walking city tours to children, students, companies and interested tourists. SHADES TOURS showed a remarkable proof of concept and now wants to expand this impactful concept to Manchester!

Using contactless tech & art to fund opportunities

Last edited on 21/12/2017

TAP London

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

TAP would like to rollout stand-alone contactless units to raise money for organisations that provide employment opportunities and support for homeless people.

eBonus

Last edited on 22/12/2017

stand alone solution

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

Help yourself by helping others

Practical Application: International Influence

Last edited on 22/12/2017

Social Property Investment

Submitted to Breaking the cycle of homelessness

Creating a multi-disciplinary network of operational best practice for compassionate homelessness prevention and response which is led by Housing First