The HIGGS Incubator is a training and advisory program, especially designed for non-profits in Greece (AMKE, Somateio/Association/Koin.S.Ep./Social Enterprise for social inclusion), with the aim to help them build capacity in strategic planning, establishing the organization, commencing operations and, ideally, attracting their first funding.
The program is directed to non-profits that:
Program characteristics and benefits:
Cost: There is no cost, the program is offered free of charge
Duration: 12-24 months
Commencement: November of each year
Bootcamp: compulsory intensive 4 weeks training in 16 different areas of expertise
Workshops: training seminars especially adapted to the needs of Greek non-profits
Advisory: one to one meetings with the HIGGS Internal & External Team of Experts, regarding every aspect of their operations. Indicatively: Legal, Accounting, Marketing & Communications, Social Media, Volunteers Management
Networking: with major Greek & international non-profits, funders & media
Free use of the HIGGS premises to develop their activities
Sponsorship for the non-profits wishing to have their offices at HIGGS premises: percent of the rent for the first 12 months in the program
HIGGS Incubator Award: it is awarded to the Incubees that utilize our services to maximum extent and it comes with a cash prize!