Swiss Re Foundation 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award Application Form is out

Swiss Re Foundation 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award Application Form is out

Register for Swiss Re Foundation 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award Application Form: Registration form portal is now open for interested applicants to register online. We use this medium to inform you about the ongoing Swiss Re Foundation 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award.

This call for applications is an invitation to social entrepreneurs working in LMICs to make healthcare financially more accessible in low-income communities.The 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award focuses on innovative, market-based solutions that increase financial access to healthcare in low-income communities, and that:

  • increase household resources available for healthcare (e.g. through savings, payment and credit solutions)
  • reduce health shocks that can lead to poverty or economic vulnerability after a disease or an accident (e.g. through microinsurance or other “safety nets”)

The three finalists will be awarded with funding up to USD 700 000 and non-financial support from experts across Swiss Re and beyond.

The application period will be open from 2 December 2022 through 23 January 2023. Only applications submitted in English and before the deadline will be considered.

Requirements/Eligibility for Swiss Re Foundation 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award Application Form

  • Applicants must operate in countries that are defined as low-income or lower-middle-income by the World Bank.
  • Applicants must be formally established, serve at least 20 000 people and have the potential to reach at least 100 000 people in the coming three years.
  • At least 30% of the people served by applicants must come from poor to very poor communities
  • Applicants should have a deep understanding of the specific circumstances of the people – both women and men – they serve (eg barriers to using financial instruments to better manage their healthcare)
  • Applicants must demonstrate high levels of social impact and are ideally able to measure it in a reliable manner (eg, improved health indicators or/and reduced out-of-pocket expenses).
  • Applicants must use digital technology or have highly digitalised processes to deliver value to underserved populations at scale. Read more here

How to register for Swiss 2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award

To register online – click here

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